The Students’ Perception Towards English Communication Practice in Sunda Strait Traffic Separation Scheme Scenarios

  • Dyah Ratnaningsih Politeknik Pelayaran Surabaya
  • Dian Wahdiana Politeknik Pelayaran Surabaya
  • Sereati Hasugian Politeknik Pelayaran Surabaya
  • Jornada Putra Politeknik Pelayaran Surabaya
Keywords: Perception, English Communication, Sunda Strait Traffic Separation Scheme, Scenario


A sufficient English communication during the sea voyage is cumpolsory to gain greater safety. Then the students in the maritime education and training must be able to perform this kind of competency before they have the voyage by practicing the communication in the bridge simulator. The aim of this study is to invesitigate the students’ perception during the English communication practice using the Sunda strait traffic separation scheme scenarios. This study used quantiative approach with the questionnaire which distributed to 100 (one hundred) students majoring the Teknologi Rekayasa Pengoperasian Kapal (TROK) in Diploma IV program that the subject is concerning the nautical and ship’s operations. The results showed that the students had positive perceptions on English communication practice in the Sunda strait Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) scenarios.