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SHIP TO SHIP OPERATIONS

SHIP TO SHIP OPERATIONS

Target Audience

This course is aimed at those seafarers involved in Ship to Ship cargo transfer operations. The course covers detailed guidance on critical points at key stages during operations, this includes OCIMF guidelines to enhance operational practices and maintain situational awareness. The course aims to improve understanding and application of ship handling principles during berthing and unberthing.

Course Content

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

  • Application of communication best practices both internal and external
  • Understanding of vessel and equipment limitations
  • Understanding and application of proper crisis management during emergencies
  • Environmental protection and equipment limitations
  • Berthing or un-berthing on vessels underway or at anchor
  • Understanding of fendering and ship interaction
Entry Standards

Deck Officers with Tanker experience

Facilities

Classroom, bridge simulator.

Teaching Method

Classroom lectures, videos and simulator exercises.

Guidelines

OCIMF guidelines for ship-to-ship transfers.

Course Duration

2 days.

Assessment

Practical exam meeting the manufacturer’s requirements.

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.