Chemical Tankers: Operational and Technical Overview     (OPS008)


Course Objectives and Benefits

This course is intended to provide participants with an understanding of the principal elements of a chemicaltanker operation including areas such as cargo operations, safety and pollution prevention, terminal-vessel interaction including identification of hazards and the mitigation of their consequences. This course is intended to assist shipowners in developing an effective operations program for their vessels as well as aiding compliance with current statutory and classification requirements.

Course Highlights

  • Chemistry and interaction of cargoes
  • Types of hazards
  • Design and cargo containment
  • Cargo handling system
  • Safety and pollution prevention
  • Cargo handling and ballast operations
  • Transfer of cargoes
  • Tank cleaning operations
  • Risk management
  • Vessel/terminal interaction

TMSA Elements
DPA Elements

Course Schedule

Length: 2 days; Course may be scheduled on request. Request