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SAFE MOORING AND ANCHORING OPERATIONS

SAFE MOORING AND ANCHORING OPERATIONS

Target Audience

This course is aimed at Seafarers involved in practical mooring and anchoring operations. The course provides knowledge and practical skills using a simulated forecastle, bollards and winches to improve mooring operations safety and efficiency.

Course Content

On successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to;

  • Understand and implement correct mooring theory
  • Understand the loads on the mooring system
  • Demonstrate safe mooring practice
  • Demonstrate safe anchoring practice
  • Correctly maintain mooring systems and equipment
  • Conduct pre-operation briefings and risk assessments
Entry Standards

For all personnel involved in mooring operations, including non-deck personnel

Facilities

Mooring facility with working winches, anchor, mooring lines, stoppers and heaving lines

Teaching Method

Classroom lectures, videos and practical exercises

Guidelines

OCIMF Mooring Guidelines / Mooring Equipment Guidelines (MEG), COSWP

Course Duration

3 days.

Assessment

Theoretical exam and practical evaluation.

Certification

Attendance certificate upon successful completion of tests and exercises.

Venue

This course is regularly offered by our MTCs, and may be available online, please contact your regional Maritime Training Centre (MTC) or for BSM employees kindly contact your local Crew Service Centre (CSC) for the next available course.