CABU is a short form for Caustic Soda and Bulk Carrier. CABU is a specializedbulk carrier of panamax size, designed for handling caustic soda asliquid cargo, which is dangerous for conventional bulk carriers to carry.CABU vessels also carry dry bulk cargoes such as grain, coal, ore, bauxite, alumina etc.This SCABU course alongwith CABU course and Framo course covers themandatory minimum requirements for the training and qualifications ofdeck officers and any person with immediate responsibility for loading,discharging, care in transit, handling of cargo, tank cleaning or other cargorelatedoperations on Caustic Soda and bulk carriers. The above threecourses fulfil the training requirement for a deck officer for obtaining anAdvanced Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations Dangerous Cargo Endorsement
(DCE) restricted to CABU vessels.
The above mentioned courses are approved by theMaritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore andon successful completion of these above course +the requisite seatime (as per STCW Regulation V/1-1, para 6.2) shall entitle the candidate to applyto MPA-Singapore for a Chemical Tanker Level -2 restricted DCE.