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ADVANCED OIL TANKER CARGO OPERATIONS (STCW)

ADVANCED OIL TANKER CARGO OPERATIONS (STCW)

Target Audience

This course is aimed at Senior Officers (Deck and Engineering) and any person with immediate responsibility for the loading, discharging, care in transit, handling of cargo, tank cleaning or other cargo related operations on oil tankers and is a mandatory requirement under STCW Table A-V/1-1-1.

Course Content

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

  • Recognise types of oil tanker design and equipment
  • Contribute to the safe cargo operations of oil tankers including the segregation of cargoes
  • Take precautions to prevent hazards during tank cleaning, purging, gas freeing and inerting
  • Understand the relationship between pressure and temperature
  • Apply occupational health and safety precautions and measures including chemical symbols
  • Understand the risks of corrosion, reactivity, toxicity and vapour leaks
  • Respond to emergencies including explosion and flammability
  • Apply pollution prevention and protection of the environment
  • Carry out fire fighting operations (Practical Exercises)
Entry Standards

Hold a Basic Oil Tanker Cargo Operations certificate and have completed a minimum of at least 3 months sea going service on oil tankers or have at least 1 month of approved onboard training on oil tankers in a supernumerary capacity which includes at least  3 loading and 3 discharging operations documented in an approved training record book. 

Facilities

Classroom, videos, LICOS simulator, fire fighting area, tanker fire fighting equipment.  

Teaching Method

Classroom lectures, videos, simulated cargo exercises, practical fire fighting 

Guidelines

   STCW Table A-V/1-1-1, The ISM Code, IMO Model Course 1.01

Course Duration

5 days

Assessment

Written test, practical evaluation and assessments.

Certification

Attendance certificate leading to STCW certification.

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.