Satisfy your Cargo Handling & Stowage training requirement and get some of the necessary cargo assessments completed along the way! Learn about the various types of vessels in the Merchant Marine and what cargo-securing equipment, procedures, and skills are necessary to work aboard them. Contact the Student Services Office for availability.
Any applicant who successfully completes ourCargo Handling & Stowage (Operational Level) (MARTPT-100) course will satisfy the following requirements:
Cargo handling, stowage and securing
Inspect and report defects and damage to cargo spaces, hatch covers, and ballast tanks
PASSPORT for Photo ID, Paper, Pencil, Pen, Highlighter, Plotting Tools and Scientific Calculator. The following texts will be lent to students: William D. George, Stability and Trim for the Ship’s Officer, 3rd ed., Cornell Maritime Press, 2010, ISBN 978-0-87033-564-8 Robert J. Meurn, Marine Cargo Operations, 4th ed., Cornell Maritime Press, 2011, ISBN 978-0-87033-623-2 Merchant Marine Deck Examination Reference Book, Stability Data Reference Book, U.S. Coast Guard, 1989 Students may purchase and bring their own copies of these text books to class if they want to make notes in the texts and keep them.
Excellent course of instruction. Very pleased with the quality of the presentation and instructor knowledge of the material.