Training in Advanced Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations

£775 GBP

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Additional STCW courses
Training School:
LJMU Maritime Centre
Birkenhead, Wirral, United Kingdom
5 days


4.5 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
  3. the MCA/MNTB shipboard training for tanker endorsements (Chemical Tankers) and
  4. 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;


End of course written assessment combined with observation of participation in group discussions.


Theory lectures, videos combined with practical group discussions for the topics covered


MCA under STCW Code V/1-1 para 5

Course Description  

This course is designed for senior officers requiring specialist training for CHEMICAL tanker operations at a management level. Based on the MNTB standard, the topics covered include:

  • Applicable legislation and certification for tankers and their operations
  • Physical and chemical properties of cargoes
  • Sources of ignition and hazards associated with cargoes
  • Crude oil washing, inert gas and nitrogen systems
  • Enclosed space entry and gas detection instruments
  • Impact of cargoes on health and their toxicity
  • Pollution control and emergency procedures

Whilst primarily this course is designed for ship’s officers, 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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LJMU Maritime Centre

3 Vanguard Way
Campbeltown Road
CH41 9HX
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01512315090
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