1789 | Advanced Stability

Price: $1,100
Course Number: 1789
Course Length: 40 hours Hybrid (instructor-led online study and test at MAMA Trains) OR 40 hours In-Person (in-person study and test at MAMA Trains)
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 8
Please bring picture ID on first day of class

Course Description

Any applicant who successfully completes our Advanced Stability (MIDATL-25) course will:

  • Satisfy the Advanced Stability training requirements of 46 CFR 11.305(a)(3)(ii) and 11.307(a)(3)(ii) for STCW endorsements as Master or Chief Mate on Vessels of 3,000 GT or More (Management Level), AND
  • Satisfy the following practical assessments found in NVIC 10-14 (Ch-2): 9.10, 11.2, 11.3, 14.1, 14.2, 14.3, 17.2.A AND
  • Satisfy the Advanced Stability training requirements of 46 CFR 11.311(a)(3)(ii) and 11,313(a)(3)(ii) for an STCW endorsement as Master or Chief Mate on Vessels of 500 GT or More and Less Than 3,000 GT (Management Level), AND
  • Satisfy the following practical assessments found in NVIC 11-14 (Ch-2): 11.2.A, 11.3.A, 14.1, 14.2, 14.3 and 17.2.A.

The objective of this stability course is to provide students with a review of stability fundamentals and practices and in doing so, satisfy company, national, and international regulations for candidates for certification as master or chief mate as follows:

STCW Code Section A-II/2 and Table A-II/2 for:

Function: Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the management level

Competence: Control trim, stability, and stress

Knowledge, understanding and proficiency:

  • Understanding of fundamental principles of ship construction and the theories and factors affecting trim and stability and measures necessary to preserve trim and stability
  • Knowledge of the effect on trim and stability of a ship in the event of damage to and consequent flooding of a compartment and countermeasures to be taken
  • Knowledge of IMO recommendations concerning ship stability

Recommended Study Material:

  • Stability and Trim for the Ship’s Officer; Fourth Edition William E. George, Editor 2005.
  • Stability and Trim for Upper Level Licenses by Stephen L. Civilla.

10/04/2021 – 10/08/2021 (Hybrid)
11/01/2021 – 11/05/2021 (In-Person)
12/06/2021 – 12/10/2021 (Hybrid)

01/03/2022 – 01/07/2022 (Hybrid)
01/31/2022 – 02/04/2022 (Hybrid)
02/28/2022 – 03/04/2022 (Hybrid)
04/04/2022 – 04/08/2022 (Hybrid)
05/02/2022 – 05/06/2022 (Hybrid)
06/06/2022 – 06/10/2022 (Hybrid)
07/11/2022 – 07/15/2022 (Hybrid)
08/01/2022 – 08/05/2022 (Hybrid)
09/12/2022 – 09/16/2022 (Hybrid)
10/03/2022 – 10/07/2022 (Hybrid)
10/31/2022 – 11/04/2022 (Hybrid)
12/05/2022 – 12/09/2022 (Hybrid)

Hybrid: Online, Test in Person

  • Instructor Led means that the student will learn from home or work online via live class instruction. Attendance will be required.
  • Once the course is complete, testing will be held in the school at Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy in Norfolk, Virginia.

Upon completion of the course you will have 6 months, from the completion of the knowledge-based portion of the training, to complete the assessments, simulations, lab exercises and final exam(s) at Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy. This portion must be done in person.

Why Come to Norfolk, VA

MAMA Trains is located in a huge resort area. There is so much to do in our town. There are two main industries in our area. The US Navy and Tourism. There are family-friendly attractions and excellent night-life activities. We have some of the best restaurants in America and Virginia Beach is often on lists such as the safest places to live and best places to visit. Check out our attractions while you are here.