CARGO HANDLING

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

All Deck Officers

SCOPE:

This course provides training at an advanced level for deck officers and other personnel onboard oil tankers who have immediate responsibility for the loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo. This course comprises a specialized training program appropriate to their duties

DURATION:

5 Days

DOCUMENTATION REFERENCE:

STCW 2010, Reg. & Section A-V/1-1 and Table A-V/1-1-2

IMO Model Courses 1.02 and 2.06

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Basic properties of petroleum and its hazard
  • Safety
  • Toxicity
  • Hazards
  • Hazard control
  • Operations with Steam Pumps
  • Safety equipment and protection of personnel
  • Pollution prevention
  • Regulations and code of practice
  • Design and equipment of oil tankers
  • Pollution prevention
  • Oil tanker design and equipment
  • Oil tanker operations (loading, discharging, tank washing)
  • Cargo and ballast pumps
  • Cargo characteristics
  • Emergency procedures
  • Cargo Calculation (ASTM Tables)
  • Ship-Shore communication
  • Cargo Officer duties and Responsibilities
  • Inert gas system (IGS)-Purging Methods
  • Crude oil washing (COW)

TRAINING METHODOLOGY:

A combination of lecture through PowerPoint presentation, practical exercises with use of Full mission Bridge Simulator

LANGUAGE:

Course delivery in Greek/English while training materials in English.

INSTRUCTORS:

Qualified Instructors

COURSE APPROVAL:

Non STCW course

ENTRY STANDARDS:

National ID or Passport (Valid), a colored photograph

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