Course Length: 40 hours
This 5-day course covers loading, discharging and carriage of dangerous liquid cargoes in bulk. Subjects include: DL Regulations, pollution prevention, spill response, cargo planning, vapor control systems and record keeping. This course provides training for for any person with immediate responsibility for the loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo. It comprises a specialized training program appropriate to their duties, including oil tanker safety, fire safety measures and systems, pollution prevention, operational practice and obligations under applicable laws and regulations. The course takes full account of section A-VII of the STCW Code adopted by the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended in 1995. Any of this training may be given on board or ashore, and it should be supplemented by practical instruction on board and, in a suitable shore-based installation, where appropriate. Those individuals successfully completing this course of study will have satisfied the requirements of 46 CFR, Part 13 and gained a greater understanding of the responsibilities associated with being the "Person-In-Charge." Provided they hold an appropriate certificate and are otherwise qualified in accordance with regulation VII-2.2 of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended in 1995, those successfully completing the course should be able to take immediate responsibility for loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo on oil tankers.
Successful completion of this 40-hour Tank Barge Dangerous Liquids course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 13.309 for an endorsement as Tankerman-PIC (Barge).
Any applicant successfully completing this 40-hour Tank Barge Dangerous Liquids course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 13.309 for an endorsement as Tankerman-PIC (Barge); AND satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 10.227(d)(8)© for renewal of a merchant mariner credential endorsed as Tankerman PIC (Barge) Dangerous Liquids.
A clear mind ready to learn and retain a large volume of information.
Paper and pencil for note taking
A scientific calculator
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