Preparations for cargo operations on oil tankers under the expanded program. (V/1-1 p.p. 3, 4, A-V/1-1 p. 2)

transportation by oil tanker
  • Students: 13
  • Duration: 60 hours

Preparations for cargo operations on oil tankers under the expanded program

Operations with cargo on oil tankers have always been given special attention. A trained crew is required to carry out such work safely. Preparations for oil tanker cargo operations are also dedicated to the course of Advanced Training for Oil Tanker Cargo Operations.

The purpose of the course

The aim of the course is to train the crew members responsible for safety during loading and unloading work and handling of cargo on oil tankers. The course is based on the MDW Code with all amendments.

Course tasks

The main objective of the course is to prepare the students for the following activities:

  • Making and monitoring a loading/unloading plan and taking ballast to the tanker;
  • Assessment of resilience;
  • Pollution prevention
  • guide the actions of the crew in the struggle for the survivability of the ship.

Course content

The course begins with the introductory part, where students are introduced to the CONVENTION of PDNV, international and national legislation on the operation of oil tankers. This is followed by a detailed study of the design and equipment of oil tankers. Particular emphasis is placed on the study of safety rules and systems designed to monitor it. In addition, listeners are introduced to such topics:

  • cargo operations with petroleum products and their impact on the differentiate, stability and strength of the vessel;
  • Creating and implementing a cargo operations plan
  • Personnel management during cargo operations;
  • physical and chemical properties of petroleum products.

The focus of the students is on the issues of risk prevention and the development of safe working conditions, training coordinated actions in case of emergencies and measures to eliminate the consequences of accidents.

Requirements for listeners

The student of these courses must meet the following requirements:

  • to have a certificate of completion of the initial training course for cargo operations on oil tankers and chemical tankers, or documented experience on oil tankers for at least three months, and to undergo an approved course of fire training on onshore simulators;
  • be at least 18 years old;
  • Meet health requirements
  • to have a maritime education.

Based on the results of the successful course, the students are given a certificate of the established sample.