Maximising Cargo Carrying and Minimising Turnaround Times for Tankers

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Why Choose this Training Course? 

This PetroKnowledge training course is designed to provide an understanding of the types of bulk liquid vessels which are used and the reasons for the differences between them. It also looks at the cargo operations to be conducted and the critical elements of these operations. As Part of the operations the methodology of maintaining the cargo in optimum conditions are examined. Many cargoes are extremely specialized and therefore are very expensive. Loss of cargo to mismanagement is completely avoidable if it is properly managed. By understanding the type of cargo, the hazards it presents and the management processes, it is possible to minimize the risk of cargo spoiling, pollution and incorrect vessel selection thus making for a more efficient and cost effective overall operation.  Major points:

  • Vessel types and their construction
  • Cargo care and measurement
  • Ballasting operations and optimizing vessel discharge features
  • Hazards associated with different cargoes and how to manage them
  • Determining the most suitable vessel
  • Interpreting and understanding the regulations associated with these types of operation

This training course will highlight:

  • The differences between Oil, Chemical and Liquefied Gas Tankers
  • The properties of different cargoes and the associated hazards  
  • Health, safety and environmental controls when working on tankers
  • What is involved in the safe operation and monitoring of cargo on board tankers
  • How to perform and monitor safe oil tanker cargo operations in compliance with legislative requirements

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