Training in Advanced Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations

Duration: Four and a half days


  1. Have met the requirements for certification in basic training for oil and chemical tanker cargo operations;
  2. While holding a basic tanker endorsement or CoP for basic oil and chemical tanker cargo operations, complete either:
  • At least 3 months’ approved seagoing service on chemical tankers; or
  • At least 1 month of MCA-approved shipboard training on chemical tankers, in a supernumerary capacity, which includes at least 3 loading and 3 unloading operations and complete either;
  1. the MCA/MNTB shipboard training for tanker endorsements (Chemical Tankers) and 
  2. If serving on vessels carrying only vegetable oils MCA/MNTB shipboard training for tanker endorsements (Vegetable Oil Tankers) submit your original completed MCA-approved training record book;

Accreditation/Approvals: MCA under STCW Code V/1-1 para 5

Overviews: Primarily this course is designed for ship’s officers, however shore based personnel such as those involved in liquid cargo handling on oil terminals will also benefit from attending this course. However, the STCW certificate will only be issued to those candidates who meet the pre-requisite for issuance of this certificate. Others will be issued with a letter of course attendance.

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