Polar Code Course
Officer of the Watch
The course explains, teaches and practices the basics of operating vessels in polar latitudes. It highlights the additional regulations and necessities beyond SOLAS and MARPOL to cope with polar specificities and risks.
The course is based on the requirements according to STCW A-V/4-1. After passing the test successfully the German Maritime Administration will issue the Polar Code Basic certificate. This is recognised by all flag states.