Fleet Management
Training Institute

Ship Maneuvering Simulator and Bridge Teamwork

Course description

The ship handling / maneuvering simulator and bridge teamwork course is designed to enhance the skill, knowledge, and capability when it comes to handling the ship and efficiently managing the bridge team. It consists of theoretical lessons supplemented by computer-based training and ship handling simulator exercises. The course is based on the IMO Model Course 1.22 and is approved by The Directorate General Shipping, the statutory Maritime authority, appointed by the Govt. of India.


The Institute has a 180-degree visualization bridge with a full range of bridge equipment that can simulate some of the highest density traffic areas in the world. The simulator is equipped with different ship models that closely resemble the behavioural characteristics of ships at sea in various weather conditions.


To reduce the possibility of accidents that may lead to loss of life, damage to property or environment by enhancing navigational skills of navigating officers and their understanding of how to handle a vessel in restricted waters, and using all available technical and human resources effectively

Target Group

Chief Officer (F.G.) Certificate of Competency or Mate (H.T.) Certificate of Competency and sea-service experience of at least 18 months as a certified officer on watch

5 days