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Barge Master (Barge supervisor)



Course format On-site
Date 2023-08-01 - 2023-08-08
Duration 8 days

This course offers comprehensive training in all major aspects of Barge supervisor duties, within a planned and structured timeframe, and will enhance the awareness and understanding of Barge Supervisor with reference to their responsibilities, legislative duties and accountabilities


  • Current and forthcoming legislation
  • Forecast weather and oceanographic conditions
  • Safe ballast operation and accounting of change in deck loads
  • Operational control of trim stability and stress
  • Construction of MOU
  • Stability of Offshore structures
  • Relationship between statutory requirements and safety cases
  • Emergency procedure and contingency plans
  • Safety and security of MOU personnel
  • Safe loading and stowage of goods, including dangerous goods
  • Maintain MOU safe for transit, station keeping, mooring
  • Prevention of pollution and pollution fighting
  • Industrial operations as they relate to maritime safety, including appreciation of the interrelationship between marine operations and specific industrial activities

Course enrolment is open to everyone. However, endorsement by the competent authorities might be subject to additional requirements. 


ISCED Categories

Marine and maritime law
Near- and offshore constructions
Maritime security