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204 Cargo Handling and Stowage (Operational Level) (MARTPT-100)

 
Price

$ 999.00

Course Duration

5 Days

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Course Description

Cargo Handling & Stowage (Operational Level)  - Course #204
 

Any applicant who successfully completes our 

Cargo Handling & Stowage (Operational Level) (MARTPT-100) course will satisfy the following requirements:
  • The Cargo Handling and Stowage training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(x) towards an STCW endorsement as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage (ITC) and the following assessment tasks from NVIC 12-14 (CH-2):10.1, 10.2, 10.3.A, 11.1, 11.2, 11.4.A, 11.5, 11.6 and 11.7; AND
  • The Cargo Handling and Stowage requirements 46 CCFR 11.319(a)(3) for OICNW on vessels of less than 500 GT, the following assessment tasks from NVIC 02-18: 10.1.A, 10.2.A, 10.3.A, 11.1.A, 11.2.A, 11.4.A, 11.5.A, and 11.6.A; AND
  • The Cargo Handling and Stowage requirements of 46 CFR 11.317(a)(2) and Table A-II/3 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010 for certification as a Master on Vessels of Less Than 500 GT Limited to Near Coastal Waters and 46 CFR 11.321 for OICNW on Vessels of Less Than 500 GT Limited to Near Coastal Waters, and the following assessment tasks from NVIC 13-14(Ch-1); 6.1.A; 6.1.B; 7.1.A; and 7.2.A.
 
Applicants who have successfully completed our course need not present completed Task Control Sheets for these assessments in application for STCW certification.

 Subjects Covered:

Cargo handling, stowage and securing

  • Effect of cargo, including heavy lifts, on the seaworthiness and stability of the ship
  • Safe handling, stowage and securing of cargoes, including dangerous, hazardous and harmful cargoes, and their effect on the safety of life and of the ship
  • Establish and maintain effective communications during loading and unloading

 

Inspect and report defects and damage to cargo spaces, hatch covers, and ballast tanks

  • Where to look for damage and defects most commonly encountered due to:
    • loading and unloading operations
    • corrosion
    • severe weather conditions
    • Parts of the ship shall be inspected each time in order to cover all parts within a given period of time
    • Elements of the ship structure which are critical to the safety of the ship.
    • Causes of corrosion in cargo spaces and ballast tanks and how corrosion can be identified and prevented
    • Procedures on how the inspections shall be carried out
    • How to ensure reliable detection of defects and damages
    • The purpose of the “enhanced survey program”

 

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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.

Should always try to take Basic Stability first

On Friday April 2019 Christopher said the following about
Cargo Handling and Stowage (Operational Level) (MARTPT-100)

Excellent course of instruction. Very pleased with the quality of the presentation and instructor knowledge of the material.

Upcoming Fort Lauderdale Classes
Class Number Start Date Finish Date
014496 21 Oct 2019 25 Oct 2019
014497 09 Dec 2019 13 Dec 2019
015595 10 Feb 2020 14 Feb 2020
015596 30 Mar 2020 03 Apr 2020
015597 26 May 2020 30 May 2020