VLCC Safety Course

Course Objectives

  • The course provided guidance on safe operating practices. The approach adopted has been to arrange the material is concerned with a particular type of operation.
  • It is emphasized that OOW should always be in a position to provide positive support and information to the master of the ship.
  • Course apply to STCW 95 requirement of reg. V/1 paragraph 1.2

Course Outline

  • Oil history
  • General precautions on tanker
  • Arrival in port
  • Safety aspect on tanker and terminal
  • Liaison between tanker and terminal
  • Precautions before/ during cargo handling
  • Handling of cargo and ballast
  • Double hull operations
  • Tank cleaning and gas freeing
  • Fixed inert gas system
  • Enclosed space entry
  • Gas indicators
  • Static electricity
  • Emergency procedures (terminal tanker)
  • Appendix A: Ship/ shore safety check list
  • Appendix B: Oil cargo
  • Appendix C: cold/ hot work permits

Duration : 5 Days/ 30 Hours (20 theoretical- 10 Practical.)

No. of Trainees  : 4 - 12 Trainees.

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