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Course Title: SHIP-TO-SHIP LIGHTERING

Duration:

This training course is intended for Mooring Masters/Deck Officers. The training focuses on essential ship handling issues & practices with emphasis on ship-ship interaction and lightering operations taking into account the latest OCIMF guidelines & best industry advice. Training exercises are conducted on Full Mission Shiphandling Simulator covering different Ship-to-Ship (STS) maneuvers (mooring and unmooring) and transfer operations.

COURSE AIMS & OBJECTIVES:

The course aims to provide ship handling principles directed on ship-ship interaction and good operating practices on STS transfer procedures in accordance to established industry guidelines & safety recommendations to ensure sound and efficient operations through all the key stages of lightering maneuvers & operations.

COVERAGE / PROGRAM FOCUS:

Instructions and practical exercises deal with the following subject and training areas:
  • Ship to ship interaction
  • OCIMF Ship To Ship Transfer Guide (Petroleum/Gas)
  • Mooring / Unmooring Operations
  • Towing SS/STBL
METHOD:

Balance between lecture-presentation and simulation exercises with briefing/debriefing sessions using Full Mission Shiphandling Simulator.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT / TARGET GROUP:

The course is open to both experienced and inexperienced Mooring Masters / Deck Officers. Those intending to take the course should have completed a course in Ship Maneuvering & Handling.

COURSE CERTIFICATE:

A Certificate of Completion is given to each participant who satisfactorily fulfills the Course.