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Transport operation and navigation

26.05.05 “NAVIGATION”
Ship’s handling and operation, safety of navigation, environmental pollution prevention, fulfillment of international and national law requirements in the sphere of water transport, port auxiliary service fleet, drilling ships and rigs, other ships used by merchant marine industry regulated by STCW Convention, fishing fleet, ships of the federal government body providing the safety of navigation.

Water Transport Operation and Navigation Department
Ananoliy Nikolaevich Popov
Dean, Associate Professor, Candidate of Technical Sciences
Natalia Aleksandrovna Serdobintseva
Deputy Head of the Department on Academic Work
Igor Ivanovich Buzenkov
Deputy Head of the Department on Academic Work

Grigoriy Pavlovich Pisarenko
Deputy Head of the Department on Pedagogical Work

The Department was founded on September 1, 1975. From the beginning of its existence the Department was headed by Associate Professor, Candidate of Technical Sciences V.G. Motevosyan, Associate Professor, Candidate of Technical Sciences G.P. Kononov,
Associate Professor, Candidate of Technical Sciences S.I. Kondratyev, Associate Professor, Candidate of Technical Sciences A.V. Mironov. Commencing from September 1, 2020 the Department has been headed by Associate Professor, Candidate of Technical Sciences Ananoliy Nikolaevich Popov

Training Majors
The Department trains engineers for merchant marine and shore services in compliance with the higher educational programs:
“Navigation” (code 26.05.05)-duration of training 5 years, qualification: specialist
“Navigation” (code 26.05.05)-duration of training: 5,5 years, qualification: engineer-navigator
“Technical Operation of Transport Radio Equipment” (code 26.05.03)-duration of training:5,5 years, qualification: engineer
“Information Systems and Technologies” (code 09.03.02)-duration of training: 4 years, qualification: bachelor
“Technospheric Safety” (code20.03.01)-duration of training: 4 years, qualification: bachelor
The alumni are able to continue their studies in magistracy per the correspondent major:
“Information Systems and Technologies” (code 09.04.02)-duration of training: 2 years, qualification: master
“Technospheric Safety” (code20.04.01)-duration of training: 2 years, qualification: master

Chairs of the Department
The graduate university chairs delivering additional training and re-training of specialists per various programmes:
1. Navigation
2. Foreign Languages
3. Radioelectronics and Information Technologies
The science pedagogical activity and the chairs administration is delivered by well-known and highly qualified specialists of merchant marine such as Doctors of Sciences: S.I. Kondratyev, E.V. Khekert, A.S. Vaskov, V.V. Popov, Y.I. Yudin, G.A.Zelenkov, A.A. Mironenko, V.V. Astrein, V.F. Tenisheva, I.I. Makashina, A.N. Tomilin, I.G.Bereza
Candidates of Sciences: A.V. Mironov, A.L. Boran-Keshyshyan, D.E. Studenikin, I.I. Buzenkov, A.I. Kondratiev, S.V. Skorokhodov, A.N. Popov, K.P. Mamaev, V.G. Senchenko, I.O. Smirnov, A.P.Astaduriyan, A.P, Byrilin, E.P. Khaleeva, M.S. Lopatin and many others. Professors and instructors of the Department participate in grant activities and have been awarded international and national grants (Erasmus+, IAMU, IMLA-IMEC). They are active participants of international scientific conferences which are hold under IMO, IAMU auspices.

Research Trends
Water Transport Operation and Navigation Department has a very substantial scientific potential as well as material and technical facilities for the research work, professional advancement of the teachers, the academic process quality improvement. The main research trends considering the profiles of the chairs in the Department are as follows: the analysis of the main issues in the water ways and the development of new approaches to provide the efficient fleet operation taking into account the requirements of safety of navigation as well as the prevention of maritime pollution; the training system of maritime specialists for their professional activities in cross-cultural crews in compliance with STCW78 Convention as amended; the investigation of operational reliability of technical equipment in ship handling systems and its navigational safety.

Technical facilities of the educational process
Material technical base and the available level of facilities provide the conditions required for the fulfillment of the higher educational programmes with the use of digital learning and remote e-learning technologies. All the academic chairs have an access to the University local network as well as to the Internet. To master the main principles of ship navigation and ship equipment operation, skills of ships operation in emergence situations, use of life saving appliances, survival skills in life saving appliances, the Department use the unique specialized simulators which are available both in the new Training Block “Yug” and updated Shore Simulator Training Centre.
The practical cadets and students training is delivered at the sea trial area, shore simulator training centre and shipping companies. The main bases for shipboard training practice of cadet of “Navigation” major are the world famous shipping companies and the University has concluded the long term contracts with them/
-“Maneuvering and ship handling” NAVITRAINER simulator
-“Electronic charts” simulator
-GMDSS simulator
-ARPA and radar simulator
-“Virtual bridge” simulator
-Fire fighting simulator
-Water fighting simulator
-Life boats and life raft launching simulator
- Respiratory assistance and closed-chest massage “Maksim” simulator
-Internal injection simulator
-Cargo and ballast water operations on tankers simulator
-Operational GMDSS and AIS equipment
-Simulating complex for persons responsible for ship’s security, video monitoring system and security alarm
-Tackle workshop