Course Duration: 4.5 days (0900 - 1700)
Course Fee: £ 775 /-
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To be eligible for this course you should have
1. At least three months' sea-going service on CHEMICAL tankers, in order to gain operational experience and knowledge of safe operational practices in loading, carrying and discharging, bulk chemical cargoes; or
2. At least one month sea-going service on CHEMICAL tankers of less than 3,000 GT engaged on voyages not exceeding 72 hours in order to gain sufficient operational experience and knowledge of loading and discharging procedures; or
3. Completed an approved STCW 95 or STCW 2010 tanker familiarisation course.
In addition to this a candidate with sea time alone has to demonstrate that they meet the applicable competency table requirements. Verification of this will be assessed at the start of the course and the candidates must attain a mark of at least 50% in order to continue on to the advanced tanker course.
This course is intended for masters, officers and ratings serving on tankers who are required to undertake additional training and familiarisation in accordance with: The Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) Regulations 1997/ Marine Guidance Note (MGN)95 / STCW 95 : Regulation V/1 para 2.2 and STCW Code Section A - V/1 para 8-14.
At the end of the course the student should have the relevant technical knowledge to assume the responsibilities of Master, Chief Officer, Chief Engineer, Second Engineer or of any other person having direct responsibility for cargo operations.
The course will include those outcomes as stated in the familiarisation training but will be addressed in greater detail in accordance with the requirements of the students.
The CHEMICAL tanker, Petroleum properties and hazards, chemical cargo containment and handling, chemical tanker operations, Marine pollution
In addition to those outcomes as outlined in the familiarisation training, the course will include the following principles:
International and National Regulations and Codes of Practice
Characteristics of cargoes
Definitions; chemical and physical properties of chemical cargoes
Flammability, explosiveness and toxicity; medical aspect
Chemical Tanker Design and Equipment
Chemical Tanker Operations
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