- Students: 25
- Duration: 32 hours
Training of Officers and Rating Responsible for Cargo Handling on Ships Carrying Dangerous and Hazardous Substances in Solid Form in Bulk and in Packaged Form
International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code (IMDG-Code) provides special rules for the handling of such goods. The course is designed to prepare command personnel and ratings to ensure the transport of dangerous goods by sea in accordance with this code.
Purpose of the course
Training of Officers and Rating Responsible for Cargo Handling on Ships Carrying Dangerous and Hazardous Substances in Solid Form in Bulk and in Packaged Form , who can be involved in cargo operations, in the correct handling of dangerous goods.
Provide trainees with detailed instructions for packing, storing, handling dangerous goods and segregation them from safe ones. To familiarize them with the code of safe practice for storage and protection of cargo , as well as other national and foreign regulations.
The course begins with an introduction to the history of the transport of dangerous goods. Further, the listeners get acquainted with the extensive list and content of international documents regulating the transportation of such goods. The next step will be to study the list and properties of these goods. When studying the physical and chemical properties of dangerous goods, students are given practical classes in the laboratory.
Particular attention is paid to cargoes that are potential potential sea pollution.
The curriculum includes the following topics:
- classification of dangerous goods;
- requirements for packaging and tanks;
- design and inspection of packaging;
- the procedure for carrying out transport operation.
Requirements for listeners
Applicants for admission to the group of this standard meet the following requirements:
- be at least 18 years old;
- meet the health requirements;
- have a maritime education.