//1781 | Advanced Cargo Handling & Stowage (Management Level)

1781 | Advanced Cargo Handling & Stowage (Management Level)

Course Number: 1781
Course Length: 80 hours
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 10
Price: $2,000.00
Please bring picture ID on first day of class

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Any applicant who has successfully completed the Advanced Cargo Handling & Stowage (Management Level) (MIDATL-13) course will satisfy the Management Level training requirements of the STCW, as amended 2010, Table A-II/2 and the following Tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines NVICs 10-14 and 11-14:

11.1.A,  11.1.B,  11.4.A,  11.4.B,  11.4.C, 11.4.D,  11.5.A,

11.5.B,  11.5.C,  11.5.D,  11.5.E,  11.6.A,  11.6.B,  11.6.C

11.6.D,  11.7.A,  11.8.A,  11.8.B,  11.9.A,  12.1.A,  13.1.A

Applicants who have successfully completed this course need not present completed “Task Control Sheets” for these assessments in application towards STCW certification.

The objective of this Cargo Handling & Stowage (Management Level) course is to provide students with a review of cargo handling and stowage practices at the management level and in doing so, satisfy company, national, and international regulations for candidates for certification as master or chief mate as follows:

STCW Code Section A-II/2 and Table A-II/2 for Function: Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the management level.

Plan and ensure safe loading, stowage, securing, and care during the voyage and unloading of cargoes

Knowledge, understanding, and proficiency:
Knowledge of and ability to apply relevant international regulations, codes, and standards concerning the safe handling, stowage, securing, and transport of cargoes

Knowledge of the effect on trim and stability of cargoes and cargo operations:

  • Use of stability and trim diagrams and stress-calculating equipment, including automatic database (ADB) equipment, and knowledge of loading cargoes and ballasting in order to keep hull stress within acceptable limits.
  • Stowage and securing of cargoes on board ships, including cargo-handling gear, securing, and lashing equipment.
  • Loading and unloading operations, with special regard to the transport of cargoes identified in the Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing General knowledge of tankers and tanker operations.
  • Knowledge of the operational and design limitations of bulk carriers.
  • Ability to use all available shipboard data related to loading, care and unloading of bulk cargoes.
  • Ability to establish procedures for safe cargo handling in accordance with the provisions of the relevant instruments such as IMDG Code, IMSBC Code, MARPOL 73/78 Annexes III and V and other relevant information.
  • Ability to explain the basic principles for establishing effective communications and improving working relationship between ship and terminal personnel.

Assess reported defects, damage to cargo spaces, hatch covers, and ballast tanks and take appropriate action.

Knowledge, understanding and proficiency:
Knowledge of the limitations on strength of the vital constructional parts of a standard bulk carrier and ability to interpret given figures for bending moments and shear forces. Ability to explain how to avoid the detrimental effects on bulk carriers of corrosion, fatigue, and inadequate cargo handling

Carriage of dangerous goods

Knowledge, understanding, and proficiency:
International regulations, standards, codes, and recommendations on the carriage of dangerous cargoes, including the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code and the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code.
Carriage of dangerous, hazardous and harmful cargoes; precautions during loading and unloading and care during the voyage.

Recommended Study Material:
Stability and Trim for the Ship’s Officer; Fourth Edition William E. George, Editor 2005.
Stability and Trim for Upper Level Licenses by Stephen L. Civilla.
Merchant Marine Officers Hand Book. William B. Hayler, Editor
Master’s Handbook on Ship’s Business Third Edition Tuuli Messer
The Business of Shipping Seventh Edition Lane C. Kendall James J. Buckley 2001.
Marine Cargo Operations, 3rd Edition Robert J. Meurn and Charles L. Sauerbier 2004.

2019 Course Dates:
07/15/2019 – 07/26/2019
10/21/2019 – 11/01/2019
11/11/2019 – 11/22/2019

Class Starts at:   8:00 a.m.

Check-in Time Starts at:   7:00 a.m.

Required Course Tools:
1. Texas Instruments TI-30Xa Scientific Calculator$16.00

Additional information

1781 Course Dates -->>

07/15/2019 – 07/26/2019, 10/21/2019 – 11/01/2019, 11/11/2019 – 11/22/2019


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