Course Description: This 40-hour training course will become familiar with tank ships as well as the carriage and handling of dangerous liquids.
Course Objectives: Upon completion of this Course, participants will learn about: • Tanker Ships, Oil & Chemicals Carriage, Barge Terminology; • MARPOL 73/78 Annex I and Annex II requirements; • Load line, draft, trim & stability requirements; • Load & Stability plan, cargo transfers and ballasting stresses; • Vessel Emergency Response Plans, Emergency Procedures; • Operational procedures, Pollution prevention Rules; • Occupational health and safety; Cargo-handling, • Auxiliary & Instrumentation systems; • Cargo Loading & Discharging operations; Bulk Liquids defined as Dangerous Liquids (46 CFR Subchapter .D), i.e. Common characteristics, reaction, compatibility and safety measures; • Operating procedures and measures for controlling the cargo tank environment; • Cargo-tank cleaning procedures, Inert gas systems, Vapor-Control Recovery Systems; • Information systems on hazards of cargo, Confined space entry
Course Requirements : USCG, STCW-95 Endorsement 46 CFR 13.209, 13.309, 13.409 or 13.509 for USCG Merchant Mariners’ Tankerman Endorsement, 10.227(d)(8) (c ) for renewal of a merchant marine credential endorsed as Tankerman PIC DL and oil tanker, chemical tanker training and tanker familiarization requirements of STCW Code, Section A-VI, Para. 1-21.
Written Exam: A minimum written test score of 70% is required.
Certification approved by STCW/USCG: Upon training & exams completion, participants will receive a TSU Maritime Certificate of Training, valid for 5 years.
Location: TSU Campus or clients’ premises (* subject to USCG/NMC approval).