Pomorski fakultet Kotor, 25.03.2020

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I Answer the following questions.

  1. What does abbreviation RADAR stand for?
  2. Why were Standard Marine Communication Phrases adopted?
  3. What should be done in order to avoid collision on a dark night or in a fog?
  4. What is meant by the term visual and audible aids to navigation?
  5. What is a chart?
  6. What is the procedure when a ship is preparing for sea?
  7. What are routine operations of a tug?
  8. What is the purpose of the pilotage service?
  9. What does abbreviation GMDSS stand for?
  10. What is the objective of the Rules of the Road?

II Use the right tense and voice forms of the verbs in brackets

  1. Days during which the ship _____________(delay) are referred to as demurrage days.
  2. If the charterer or consignee ______________(detain) the ship beyond the agreed number of lay days, he will be in breach of the charter party.
  3. The shipbroker _____________ (engage) on a commission basis to act as an intermediary between the ship-owner and the charterer.

4.On 15 September 1999 a team of divers from our firm _________________(despatch) by boat to conduct a visual and video underwater inspection of the M.V. “South Cross”.

5.Control of the vessel __________________(lose)and she _____________(end up) abeam to he current.


III Match the words on the left with their definition or explanation on the right:


Being driven along by the wind, the tide or the current


Here:the inclination of the vessel to port side or starboard



In navigational warnings: position of an object confirmed

Mooring buoy

A structure along a shore or bank providing a berth for ship

Moor (to)


A place for securing the vessel



A buoy secured to the bottom and provided with means for mooring the vessel by using anchor or vessel’s mooring lines




A post (usually steel or reinforced concrete) firmly secured on a wharf for mooring vessels with lines


To secure vessel in a particular place by use of wires and ropes

IV Translate the following extract.

As well as the normal navigation lights which are shown by the vessel at night or in restricted visibility she will use appropriate sound signals for her status to warn other of her presence. The effective range of a sound signal is very much less than the range of visibility of a navigation light on a clear night and its direction is also difficult to fix. If a vessel maintained full speed in restricted visibility it might not be able to manoeuvre clear of a vessel on collision course when finally sighted. For this reason it is prudent to set the vessel`s speed appropriate to the prevailing conditions.


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