General Ship Knowledge and Chart Work


The aim of this course is to equip participants not from the Maritime industry with an overview and understanding of basic nautical knowledge, type of ships, shipboard operations and nautical chart work to assist marine superintendent.

MCF Training Grant is available for eligible participants. Please refer to for information. Click here for MCF Training Grant Eligibility Criteria.


  • Type of ships and type of cargo they carry.
  • Essential Shipping Knowledge and Shipping Terminology
  • Shipboard Operations and Cargo works
  • Ship Stability, Load Lines and Ship Construction.
  • Basic Seamanship
  • Fundamental of Marine Insurance and P&I club
  • Principles of Nautical watch keeping and Navigational instruments
  • Flag State and Port State Control
  • Nautical Chart works and Chart Management
  • Key International Maritime Organisations and Conventions
  • Shipboard Safety and Pollution Prevention


COURSE FEE : S$950 per pax

CERTIFICATION : Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants who have successfully completed the course.

See Registration/Training Calendar.

Course Registration
For participants who meet the MCF Training Grant Eligibility Criteria, download the MCF Application Form, complete it and send the form back to us at We will then follow up with you.

For participants who DO NOT meet the MCF Training Grant Eligibility Criteria but still wish to attend the course without the subsidy, please download the Registration Form, complete it and email the form back to us at We will then follow up with you.

All completed Application Form must reach us at least one week BEFORE course commencement date.

For more information, please contact us via:
Phone: (+65) 65835074

Course Program is correct at time of printing but is subject to change without notice.
Payment is required BEFORE course commencement.
Confirmation of enrolment will be sent to participants one week before course commencement date .
NOVUS Maritime reserves the right to cancel any program in the event of low enrolment or other unforeseen circumstances.