Fleet Management
Training Institute

Narrow Channel and Canal Transit

Course description

The course is designed for familiarizing as well as assessing the competence of Master’s and Chief Officers, particularly those who are expected to be assigned a large vessel transiting the narrow channels and canals (e.g. Suez Canal), in their forthcoming tenure.


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 are equipped to allow for liberal interaction amongst faculty and candidates.


To equip officers with the knowledge and skills specific to handling large ships transiting in a narrow channel and canals, and to assess candidate’s competency with respect to same.

Target Group

Masters and Chief Officers joining DWT 200K and above vessels.

1 day