VOITH WATER TRACTOR (VWT) TUG HANDLING FAMILIARISATION
Trainee Tug Masters & Deck Officers in the Marine Industry
Knowledge of English (speak, read & write) including maritime terminology
Sea going experience and Basic ASD Ship Handling experience
Basic introduction and understanding of the principles of VWT tug operations.
Continuous practical assessment and evaluation
Voith accredited certificate issued by SAMTRA
No expiry date
STCW Code Table A-II/2.
Document 100 in this Master Manual: Scope & Objectives.
Document 102 in this Master Manual: Target Analysis Form.
To expose participants to the safe operation of a VWT Tug by increasing the Trainee Tug Masters knowledge of ship handling theory and the ability to safely manoeuvre a VWT tug during various port and offshore operations