Cargo Handling & Stowage (Operational Level) (CHS-OIC)

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Length 5 Days
Training Method Lecture
Simulation None
Equipment None
Pre-requisite Basic Construction and Stability (CONSTB) is required.
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Course Description

This course (MITPMI-100) is required for all Able Bodied Seamen upgrading to 3rd/2nd Mate. It prepares the student for undertaking deck watch duties while loading and discharging cargo in port and care of cargo in transit. The goal of this 35-hour training course, “Cargo Handling & Stowage”, is to provide trainees with knowledge, understanding and proficiency in monitoring the loading, stowage, securing and unloading of cargoes. It includes procedures for safe entry into confined spaces and handling dangerous goods but does not include specialized cargo operations. (E.g. LNG/LPG or chemical tanker operations)

This course is designed to satisfy the following STCW and CFR training requirements:

Prerequisites- Ship Construction & Stability (MITPMI-449).

Suggested Courses/Skills- See NVIC 12-14 & 13-14.


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