Course Length: 40 hours
This is a 5-day USCG & STCW approved course where the seafarer will gain an advanced understanding of the operations of tank vessels including the international and federal regulations under which they operate. Special attention is given to the prevention of air and water pollution and to the development of a safety culture. Specifically, this course covers the training of tankermen in the characteristics, arrangements, operations and systems of tank ships, the regulatory environment under which they operate, and measures to prevent or mitigate pollution of the air and sea as required by 46 CFR Part 13 and the STCW Code, Regulations V/1-2 and Sections A-V/1-2-1, A-V/1-2-2. Upon completion of this course and meeting the relevant experience requirements, the student should qualify for USCG endorsement as Tankerman – PIC Liquefied Gas, be knowledgeable of, and have proficiency in the STCW Table A-V/1-2-2 Specification of minimum standard of competence in advanced training for liquefied gas tanker cargo operations
Students who successfully complete this course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 13.201(c)(4) for an endorsement as Tankerman-PIC LG and 13.201(c)(4) for an endorsement as Tankerman-PIC (Barge) LG; and the requirements of 46 CFR 13.607(a)(2), 46 CFR 13.607(b)(2), 46 CFR 13.607(c)(2) and STCW, as amended ;2010, Table A-V/1-2-2 for an STCW endorsement for Advanced Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations.
NOTE: The course will also satisfy training requirements for endorsements as Tankerman-Assistant LG, Tankerman-Engineer LG, and STCW, as amended 2010, Table A-V/1-2-1 for an STCW endorsement for Basic Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations