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What are essential requirements for bridge crew at the support level?

31 Oct '20, 06:00

Oct. 31, 2020, 6 a.m.
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The requirements for bridge watch ratings are listed in STCW Chapter II, Table A II/4.

Bridge crew at the support level should be able to:

  • Steer

  • Communicate clearly with other bridge personnel and other shipboard locations

Assist the navigating officer in watch activities including:

  • Making weather observations

  • Monitoring alarms and indicators

  • Safety and security checks

Keep a lookout including:

  • Reporting sights sounds and weather changes which may affect the vessel

  • Identifying, reporting, and giving relative bearings, of sounds, lights and other objects.

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31 Oct '20, 06:03

Oct. 31, 2020, 6:03 a.m.
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