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CRUDE OIL SYSTEMS WASHING AND INERT GAS

CRUDE OIL SYSTEMS WASHING AND INERT GAS

Target Audience

This course is aimed to increase knowledge of Senior ratings, but is also applicable to all other personnel involved in COW and IGS operations, the course covers, how to carry out Crude Oil washing (COW) procedures, COW equipment, methods of operation and associated hazards, and covers with sludge, pumps, cargo calculations and how to minimize costs, the course also provides knowledge of inert gas systems (IGS), equipment, methods and hazards, and includes the latest regulatory and MARPOLrequirements. 

Course Content

Successful completion of this course, delegates will be able enable to:

  • Conduct crude oil washing
  • Understand hazards associated with COW
  • Apply MARPOL requirements
  • Understand inert gas systems, procedures, processes and operations
Entry Standards

Officers, engineers and key ratings on tankers as required

Facilities

Classroom, videos  

Teaching Method

Classroom lecture, videos, various examples 

Guidelines

Elements of STCW Table A-V/1-1-2. OCIMF / SIRE VIQ. MARPOL

Course Duration

2 days

Assessment

Written test and assessments.

Certification

Attendance certificate.

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.