Fleet Management
Training Institute

Large Ship Handling

Course description

The course is designed for familiarising as well as assessing the competency of Deck Officers who are to be designated to a large vessel in forthcoming tenures as it will equip them with the skills and knowledge to handle large vessels in various conditions.


The Institute shall provide an adequately equipped classroom with suitable audio-visual aids and a full mission ship handling simulator with a large vessel incorporated in various exercises. Classrooms have ample seating arrangements to allow for liberal interaction between and amongst faculty and candidates.


To equip officers with the knowledge and skills specific to handling large ships, and to assess a candidate’s competency with respect to handling large ships.

Target Group

Serving Masters, newly joining Masters, Chief Officers due for promotion, and Junior Officers of container fleet who are to be assigned to a large vessel in forthcoming tenures

1 day