Course Length: 40 hours
Tank Ship Dangerous Liquids is a 5-day USCG & STCW approved course that 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 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.
Any student successfully completing the Tank Ship Dangerous Liquids course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 13.201(c)(4) for an endorsement as Tankerman-PIC DL and 13.301(c)(4) for an endorsement as Tankerman-PIC (Barge) DL; the requirements of 46 CFR 13.603(a)(2), 46 CFR 13.603(b)(2), 46 CFR 13.603(c)(2) and STCW Code Table A-V/1-1-2 for an STCW endorsement for Advanced Oil Tanker Cargo Operations; and the requirements of 46 CFR 13.605(a)(2), 46 CFR 13.605(b)(2), 46 CFR 13.605(c)(2) and STCW Code Table A-V/1-1-3 for an STCW endorsement for Advanced Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations.
NOTE: The course will also satisfy training requirements for endorsements as Tankerman-Assistant DL, Tankerman-Engineer DL, and Basic Oil and Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations.