1720 | Tank Barge Dangerous Liquids (Tankerman PIC Barge)

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Price: $1000
Course Number: 1720
Course Length: 40 hours 
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 20

Please bring picture ID on first day of class

Course Description

Any applicant who successfully completes our Tank Barge Dangerous Liquids Course and applies for endorsement within five years of completion:

  • Satisfies the course requirements of 46 CFR 13.301(c) (4) for original issuance OR 13.120(c)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-PIC (Barge) (DL): AND
  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.401(e)(1) for original issuance OR 13.120(b)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-Assistant (DL); AND
  • Meets the standards of competence, required by 46 CFR 13.609(a)(2), of Section A-V/1, Table A-V/1-1-1 of the STCW Code for Basic Oil AND Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations; AND
  • Provided the applicant also supplies a statement signed by the Master, or Chief Mate of an Oil AND/OR Chemical tanker, appropriate to the endorsement sought, that the mariner has demonstrated to the satisfaction of the signer that he or she is fully capable of supervising the transfer and operations of dangerous liquid cargo in accordance with the guidance found in Navigation Vessel Inspection Circular 22-14 (Encl 1, paragraphs 4 or 5):
    • Meets the Standards of competence, required by 46 CFR 13.603(b)(2) OR 13.605(b)(2), of Section A-V/1, table A-V/1-1-2 OR A-V/1-2-3 of the STCW Code for Advanced Oil AND/OR Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations limited to non-self-propelled vessels.

Those individuals successfully completing this course of study will have satisfied the requirements of 46 CFR, Part 13 gaining a greater understanding of the responsibilities associated with being the “Person-In-Charge” and should be able to take immediate responsibility for loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo on tank barges.

This course provides training for masters, chief engineers, officers and 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 tank barge safety, fire safety measures and systems, pollution prevention, operational practice and obligations under applicable laws and regulations.

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

2021 COURSE DATES:

08/16/2021 – 08/20/2021
09/20/2021 – 09/24/2021
10/18/2021 – 10/22/2021
11/15/2021 – 11/19/2021
12/13/2021 – 12/17/2021

2022 COURSE DATES: 
01/10/2022 – 01/14/2022
02/07/2022 – 02/11/2022
03/14/2022 – 03/18/2022
04/18/2022 – 04/22/2022
05/16/2022 – 05/20/2022
06/20/2022 – 06/24/2022
07/18/2022 – 17/22/2022
08/15/2022 – 08/19/2022
09/19/2022 – 09/23/2022
10/17/2022 – 10/21/2022
11/14/2022 – 11/18/2022
12/12/2022 – 12/16/2022

Hybrid: Online, Test in Person

  • Instructor Led means that the student will learn from home or work online via live class instruction. Attendance will be required.
  • Once the course is complete, testing will be held in the school at Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy in Norfolk, Virginia.

Upon completion of the course you will have 6 months, from the completion of the knowledge-based portion of the training, to complete the assessments, simulations, lab exercises and final exam(s) at Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy. This portion must be done in person.

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