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Ship To Ship Transfer Operations [BTM Level 3]

[Bridge Team Management – Level 3]

Entry Criteria:     Mst , C/O (should have done BTM - Level 2)

Course Duration:     2 Days

Course Description

The aim of this course is to train Masters / Deck officers in the Ship-to-Ship oil transfer procedures and emphasizes the critical points that must be noted if accidents are to be avoided right through all the key stages, from earliest pre-planning to the final unmooring and separation.

Exercises are conducted on Full Mission Navigation Simulator
  • Coming alongside and connecting to mother vessel
  • Casting off
    • while underway or
    • at anchor

Contents of the course

  • Pre-planning of mooring arrangements including fendering systems.
  • Thorough preparation and checking of all equipment well in advance. Deployment of Yokohama fenders.
  • Use of OCIMF Guidelines to ensure safe and trouble free operation.
  • The need for clear and effective communication between the ships for planning of transfer area.
  • The use of approved Check Lists at all stages.
  • The preparation of contingency plans and their activation in case necessary.
  • Shiphandling and Manoeuvring to come alongside / cast of safely.

Please find below the list of documents required to get on the first day of the classroom course.
  1. 2 passport size photographs,
  2. Copies of Passport, CDC, COC & INDOS No.