Dec 06, 2021  
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2020-2021 Catalog
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NAUT330 - The Maritime Regulatory Environment


Credits: 2

This required course will cover knowledge and practical understanding of the multitude of international and domestic conventions, laws, regulations, policies, and best practices affecting the transportation of persons and cargo by sea. As required by the STCW, 1978, as amended by the 2010 Manila Amendments, the OICNW must have a “working knowledge of and be able to monitor compliance” with various international and domestic conventions, codes, laws, and regulations. This knowledge is essential for the deck officer in a highly regulated environment. Topics will include safety of life at sea, the law of the sea, the marine environment, Watchkeeping, liability and compensation, and the Maritime Labor Convention. This course is required of all Deck Midshipmen and is offered in the Third Term of Second Class Year for B-split sea year training assignees and the First Term of First Class Year for A-split sea year training assignees.

2 class hours a week



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