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Merchant Navy (MN) Briefing Course

Merchant Navy (MN) Briefing Course

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Key information


For students to obtain the necessary knowledge, skills and attitude to be able to engage appropriately with the shipping industry (including to carry out the Briefing Officer role).

Course details


By the end of the training package students will be able to:

Summarise the shipping organisation down to individual ship management

Describe ship operations

Describe port operations

Describe effective communication

Brief a ship’s master


Suitable for senior ratings and junior officers who have some Maritime Trade Organisation (MTO), (Allied Worldwide Navigation Information System (AWNIS) and Naval Cooperation and Guidance of Shipping (NCAGS)) experience.

Should have participated in a least one NATO exercise in an NCAGS role

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