Advanced Master

Operations in extreme environmental conditions: Cold Operations (Polar Code) and Extreme Events

Hours: 4


The safety of ships, people and the environment operating in polar waters:

  • Safety Measures.
  • Pollution Prevention Measures.
  • Ice Class notations.
  • Operational Assessment.
  • Polar Water Operation Manual (PWOM).

Aims and intended learning outcomes

  • Understanding the hazards when sailing in polar waters and cold climate.
  • Understanding the operational assessment to achieve safety and environmental goals.

Recommended textbooks

To be determined.