Training content

The training approaches the following themes:

  • Maritime regulation: Requirements of the French Law, International and community statutory framework of Maritime Safety.
  • Maritime safety : Statutory texts, Marine aids for machinery and wind farm (IALA Code).
  • Maritime English and SMCP (Standard marine communication phrases)
  • Radio communications : Knowledge of the GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) and SAR procedures (Search And Rescue), Use of a VHF radio on simulator.
  • Human factor: The operator in a hazardous system, management of the resources, the tasks and the workload, decision-making techniques.
  • Maritime Security : Threats and technical security.
  • Navigation : navigational equipment, navigation close to and within a wind farm, maneuvering rules and risks within an offshore wind farm, impacts of an offshore wind farm on the radar display, man overboard maneuvering.

The training is dispensed by professors of the ENSM.

Every session concerns a group of 8 trainees.

Specific contribution to MRE

The objective of this training is to inform non-sailing staff and wind farm staff about maritime environment peculiarities.