Navigation Cluster

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General information

SCOPE: The Navigation Cluster course has been designed to meet the requirements of the Royal Degree VII/14 and 15.

OBJECTIVE: Those who succesfully complete this course will be able to understand the principles of voyage planning using different navigation equipment. Exercises will be performed on a navigation simulator.


  • Radar navigation;
  • Voyage planning including how to maintain safe passage;
  • Meteorology;
  • Position fixing;
  • organize bridgewatch;
  • Introduction in the use of ECDIS;
  • Emergencies at sea and emergency signals
Contact Person: Bie Van Deun & Mathias Smidt (


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1041 - Navigation and seamanship


Venue: Antwerp Maritime Academy
Antwerp, Belgium



770 EUR (including course material, certificate, lunch, coffee and water)


Academic level: Lifelong Learning
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