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1724 | Tank Ship Familiarization (Dangerous Liquids)

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Course Number: 1724
Course Length: 32 hours
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 18
Price: $800.00

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Any applicant successfully completing the Tank Ship Familiarization (Dangerous Liquids) (MIDATL-505) course will satisfy the course completion requirements of 46 CFR 13.409 for an original endorsement as Tankerman-Assistant (DL); AND satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 10.227(d)(8)(i)(C) for renewal of a merchant mariner credential endorsed as Tankerman-PIC (Dangerous Liquids); AND satisfy the basic training requirements of Section A-V/1-1 paragraph 1 and Table A-V/1-1-1 of the STCW Code, as amended.

Successful completion of this course should enable candidates to serve on oil tankers in a capacity other than master, chief engineer officer, chief mate or second engineer officer, and to perform specific duties and responsibilities related to those duties in connection with cargo and cargo equipment, provided that they are not immediately responsible for the loading, discharging, care in transit or handling of cargo. The training includes basic safety and pollution prevention precautions and procedures, layouts of different types of oil tankers, types of cargo, their hazards and their handling equipment, general operational sequence and oil tanker terminology. The course takes full account of the annex to resolution 10 adopted by the International Conference on Training and Certification of Seafarers, as amended.
This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Convention as amended Chapter V, Section A-V/1-1. This functional element provides the detailed knowledge to support the training outcomes related to the specification of minimum standard of competence in basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations. Additionally, students will gain knowledge of:

Contribute to the safe cargo operation of oil and chemical tankers

  • Basic knowledge of tankers:
  1. types of oil and chemical tankers
  2. general arrangement and construction
  • Basic knowledge of cargo operations:
  1. piping systems and valves
  2. cargo pumps
  3. loading and unloading
  4. tank cleaning, purging, gas-freeing and inerting
  • Basic knowledge of the physical properties of oil and chemicals:
  1. pressure and temperature, including vapor pressure/temperature relationship
  2. types of electrostatic charge generation
  3. chemical symbols

Knowledge and understanding of tanker safety culture and safety management

Take precautions to prevent hazards
Basic knowledge of the hazards associated with tanker operations, including:

  1. health hazards
  2. environmental hazards
  3. reactivity hazards
  4. corrosion hazards
  5. explosion and flammability hazards
  6. sources of ignition, including electrostatic hazards
  7. toxicity hazards
  8. vapor leaks and clouds

Basic knowledge of hazard controls:

  1. inerting, water padding, drying agents and monitoring techniques
  2. anti-static measures
  3. ventilation
  4. segregation
  5. cargo inhibition
  6. importance of cargo compatibility
  7. atmospheric control
  8. gas testing

Understanding of information on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Apply occupational health and safety precautions and measures

  • Function and proper use of gas-measuring instruments and similar equipment
  • Proper use of safety equipment and protective devices, including:
  1. breathing apparatus and tank-evacuating equipment
  2. protective clothing and equipment
  3. resuscitators
  4. rescue and escape equipment
  • Basic knowledge of safe working practices and procedures in accordance with legislation and industry guidelines and personal shipboard safety relevant to oil and chemical tankers, including:
  1. precautions to be taken when entering enclosed spaces
  2. precautions to be taken before and during repair and maintenance work
  3. safety measures for hot and cold work
  4. electrical safety
  5. ship/shore safety checklist
  • Basic knowledge of first aid with reference to a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)

Carry out fire-fighting operations

  • Tanker fire response organization and action to be taken
  • Fire hazards associated with cargo handling and transportation of hazardous and noxious liquids in bulk
  • Fire-fighting agents used to extinguish oil and chemical fires
  • Fixed fire-fighting foam system operations
  • Portable fire-fighting foam operations
  • Fixed dry chemical system operations
  • Spill containment in relation to fire-fighting operations

Respond to emergencies

  • Basic knowledge of emergency procedures, including emergency shutdown

Take precautions to prevent pollution of the environment from the release of oil or chemicals

  • Basic knowledge of the effects of oil and chemical pollution on human and marine life
  • Basic knowledge of shipboard procedures to prevent pollution
  • Basic knowledge of measures to be taken in the event of spillage, including the need to:
  1. report relevant information to the responsible persons
  2. assist in implementing shipboard spill-containment procedures

Recommended Study Material:

Tanker Operations: A Handbook for the Person-in-Charge (PIC); 4th Edition Mark Huber, based on three earlier editions by Greg Marton 2001. 392 pp. Illustrations. Tables. Index. 6 x 9. Cornell Maritime Press P.O. Box 456 Centreville, MD 21617 800-638-7641 ISBN 0-87033-528-6

Upcoming Course Dates:
10/15/2018 – 10/18/2018
11/26/2018 – 11/29/2018
12/17/2018 – 12/20/2018

2019 Course Dates:
01/22/2019 – 01/25/2019
02/19/2019 – 02/22/2019
03/11/2019 – 03/14/2019
04/08/2019 – 04/11/2019
05/13/2019 – 05/16/2019
06/10/2019 – 06/13/2019
07/15/2019 – 07/18/2019
08/12/2019 – 08/15/2019
09/03/2019 – 09/06/2019
10/07/2019 – 10/10/2019
11/12/2019 – 11/15/2019
12/09/2019 – 12/12/2019

Class Starts at:   8:00 a.m.

Check-in Time Starts at:   7:00 a.m.

Required Course Tools:
No tools required for this course

Additional information

1724 Course Dates

10/15/2018 – 10/18/2018, 11/26/2018 – 11/29/2018, 12/17/2018 – 12/20/2018, 01/22/2019 – 01/25/2019, 02/19/2019 – 02/22/2019, 03/11/2019 – 03/14/2019, 04/08/2019 – 04/11/2019, 05/13/2019 – 05/16/2019, 06/10/2019 – 06/13/2019, 07/15/2019 – 07/18/2019, 08/12/2019 – 08/15/2019, 09/03/2019 – 09/06/2019, 10/07/2019 – 10/10/2019, 11/12/2019 – 11/15/2019, 12/09/2019 – 12/12/2019


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