- Students: 13
- Duration: 62 hours
Preparation for cargo operations on chemical tankers under the expanded program.
Preparation for cargo operations on chemical tankers under the expanded program
The command and rank of chemical tankers need to undergo training that allows them to carry out loading, processing, safe transportation, unloading, cleaning tanks and other cargo operations.
The aim of the course is to train captains, senior assistants, mechanics, other members of the ship’s crew to perform their duties on the tanker-chemistry associated with loading, handling, safe transportation, unloading, cleaning tanks and other cargo operations.
The aim of the course is to prepare the students in accordance with their duties to:
- practical application of international maritime conventions, acts of national legislation on board a chemical tanker;
- Maintaining the safety and control of cargo operations;
- distribution of cargoes, taking into account their physical and chemical features, by tanks;
- Logging of cargo operations;
- to act in critical situations.
The course is based on the requirements set out in the 1978 DDNW Convention.
Students are required to know:
- nomenclature of goods transported, their origin, physical and chemical properties;
- requirements related to the operation and safety of chemical tankers;
- Tanker devices, its systems, equipment;
- rules for carrying out cargo, ballast operations on the chemical plant;
- Basics of fire safety, stationary and portable firefighting equipment on the ship;
- Port Services Rules
- how to act on an alarm, an emergency.
The listener will need to be able to:
- Use a guide to loading/unloading and operating appliances;
- Keep records in the log of cargo operations;
- Assess the atmosphere of tanks, determine the temperature and density of cargo, the proportion of their contents in rust;
- Set up and check tiered load heating systems, alarms;
- to make technological schemes and carry out cargo, ballast operations;
- Use fire-fighting equipment;
- To identify signs of poisoning caused by the impact of the cargo, to provide first aid;
- To minimize pollution;
- to act competently in critical situations.
The requirements for the listeners are:
- reaching the age of 18;
- The presentation of a diploma (certificate) confirming the educational and qualification level required for the relevant position;
- having three months of experience on tankers or monthly training in a freelance position on a chemical tanker, which includes three loading operations and three unloading operations, or a certificate of training for tanker work;