• To fullfil the requirements of the IMO Resolution A482(XII) with reference to ARPA equipment training.
• To provide the student with the skills and knowledge in terms of managing the system of radar charts in ARPA equipment.
Radar Plotting 1
Content of the study unit
• Presenting ARPA-data
• Manual and automatic target selection
• Graphical and alphanumeric representation
• Planning evasive manoeuvres
• Stabilizing the ARPA-picture
• Route planning using ARPA
• Technical construction and functioning of ARPA-equipment
• The reliability of ARPA-equipment and the IMO requirements