Practical Aspects of Bulk Carrier

Course Info

Length: 1 Week

City: Athens

Type: In Classroom

Available Dates

  • Aug-26-2024

    Athens

  • Oct-28-2024

    Athens

  • Dec-23-2024

    Athens

Dates in Other Venues

  • Aug-19-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Aug-19-2024

    Istanbul

  • Aug-26-2024

    London

  • Aug-26-2024

    Hamburg

  • Oct-21-2024

    Istanbul

  • Oct-21-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Oct-21-2024

    London

  • Oct-28-2024

    Hamburg

  • Dec-16-2024

    Rotterdam

  • Dec-16-2024

    Istanbul

  • Dec-23-2024

    London

  • Dec-23-2024

    Hamburg

  • Feb-24-2025

    London

Course Details

Course Outline

5 days course

Introduction

Background

  • Basic Rules
  • Types of Ships
  • Terminologies

Safety Rules and Regulations

  • Safety
  • Regulations, Recommendations, and Guidance
  • SOLAS
  • IMSBC Code
  • International Grain Code
  • BLU Code and Manual
  • ISM Code

Operations and Maintenance

  • Hatch Covers and other Deck Openings
  • Hold Cleanliness, Cleaning and Maintenance
  • On/Off Hire, Condition, Bunker and pre-Loading Inspections
  • Ship’s Cargo gear, Operations and Maintenance
  • Ballast, Bilge and Water, and Cargo Residues

 

Identification, Care, and Carriage

  • Identification, care, Apparent Condition and Trimming Cargo
  • Measurement and Monitoring of Cargo Weight
  • Distribution of Cargo Ballast – Structural Damage Hazard
  • Fumigation
  • Voyage Procedures, Plans and Records

Understanding the Hazards

  • General Guidance
  • Fine Particulate Materials
  • Unlisted Materials
  • Various Materials
  • Clean Cargoes
  • Dirty Cargoes

The Voyage

  • General Principles
  • Safety Management System Requirements
  • Weather Deck Arrangements
  • Cargo Gear
  • Hold Lighting
  • Identification of Cargo
  • Care and Carriage Requirements
  • Hold Cleanliness Requirements
  • Hold Preparation
  • Calculation and Plans – Loading
  • The BLU Code – Loading
  • Loading Operations
  • Fumigation Requirements
  • Ventilation Requirements
  • Bilge and Ballast Water
  • Calculations and Plans – Discharge
  • The BLU Code – Discharge
  • Discharge Operations

Guide to Basic Records

  • General
  • Preparation Period
  • Pre-arrival Period – Loading
  • Period Alongside – Loading
  • Fumigation of Cargo
  • The Voyage
  • Pre-arrival period – Discharge
  • Period Alongside - Discharge

Course Video