2017 Course Schedule

BASIC OIL & CHEMICAL TANKER OPERATIONS

This one-week course is a USCG approved Tank Ship Dangerous Liquids Familiarization course that satisfies USCG training requirements for original endorsement as Tankerman Engineer as well as the requirements of Section A-V/1-1 and Table A-V/1-1 of the STCW Code, as amended, for the Minimum Standard of Competence in Basic Training for Oil and Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations.  The course further satisfies the training requirements for renewal of a Tankerman Engineer endorsement.

Note: Service requirements for original endorsement as Tankerman Engineer are not satisfied by this course.  All MEBA officers must have taken this, or an equivalent USCG approved tank familiarization course, to be eligible for service aboard tankers carrying dangerous liquids (oils and chemicals).  This course is not valid for service on tankers carrying Liquid Gases (LNG and LPG).

 

Course Capacity: 12 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

USCG Approval: Any applicant who successfully completes the Basic Oil & Chemical Tanker Operations (MEBAMD-757) course will satisfy:

  • The familiarization of oil tanker and chemical tanker training and qualification requirements of Section A-V/1-1 and Table A-V/1-1 of the STCW Code as amended for Minimum Standard of Competence in Basic Training for Oil and Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations; AND
  • The cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13:401(e)(1) and may be issued an endorsement as Tankerman-Assistant (DL); AND
  • The cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.501 for an endorsement as Tankerman-Engineer, PROVIDED, applicants must show that they have met the service requirements of 46 CFR 13.503 and/or 13.505 as applicable within 5 years of the date of the course completion, before issuance of a Tankerman-Engineer endorsement; OR
  • The course requirements of 46 CFR 13.120 for renewal of a Tankerman-Engineer endorsement.

TANKERMAN DL

This one-week course provides training at an advanced level for both deck and engine officers and other persons on board oil and chemical tankers who have immediate responsibility for loading, discharging, and care in transit or handling of cargo and loading bunkers. It comprises a specialized training program, including chemical and oil tanker safety, health hazards and practices, fire prevention and firefighting, cargo equipment and operations, safety equipment and operation, emergency procedures, pollution prevention and control, operational practice and obligations under applicable laws and regulations.

 

Course Capacity: 12 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

USCG Approval: Any applicant who has successfully completed the Tank Ship Dangerous Liquids (MEBAMD-501) course will:

  1. Satisfy the cargo course requirements for 46 CFR 13.409 and may be issued an endorsement as Tankerman-Assistant (DL); AND
  2. Satisfy the Basic Oil and Chemical Tanker training requirements of Section A-V/1 Table A-V/1.1.1 of the STCW Code; AND
  3. Satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 13.209, 13.309 or 13.509 for a Tankerman (DL) endorsement; 33 CFR 157.152(c)(2) for crude oil washing; AND
  4. Satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 10.227(d)(8)(i)(c) for the renewal of a Tankerman PIC (DL) endorsement.

VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS

This one-day course is designed to train the mariner with certification in visual communications. The assessment is conducted on location at CMES. The student will demonstrate proficiency in flashing light at 4 words per minute.

Contact the School to schedule an assessment.

 

Course Capacity: 1 student

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

USCG Approval: Any applicant who has successfully completed the Visual Communications (Flashing Light) (MEBAMD-542) course will satisfy the Visual Signaling training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4)(vi) and 11.319(a)(4)(vi), if the course completion certificate is presented within 5 years of the completion of training; AND will be considered to have successfully demonstrated the equivalent of Tasks 8.1 and 8.2 in NVIC 12-14 (Ch 1) for an STCW, as amended 2010 endorsement as Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch. Applicants who have successfully completed the course need not present a completed assessment sheet for these assessments in application for STCW certification.

VOYAGE PLANNING

This one-week course satisfies the U.S. Coast Guard requirements for Advanced Navigation when combined with ECDIS within one year. The objectives cover the knowledge and skills needed for planning an ocean or coastwise voyage, and the use of bridge electronics in the execution of the voyage plan. Topics discussed are the sailings, tides and currents, ocean routing, magnetic and gyro compass, autopilots and integrated bridge systems.

 

Course Capacity: 6 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

USCG Approval: 

Any applicant who has successfully completed the Voyage Planning & Electronic Navigation (MEBAMD-545) course will be deemed to have successfully demonstrated the following assessments from the National Assessment Guidelines, or their equivalents, for Table A-II/2 of the STCW Code, as amended, towards completing the requirements for the STCW endorsement as Master or Chief Mate on vessels of 500 or more gross tonnage (ITC):

M-1-1A     M-1-4A     M-2-1F
M-1-1B     M-2-1A     M-3-1A
M-1-2G     M-2-1C     M-4-2A
M-1-2H     M-2-1D
M-1-2I      M-2-1E

Applicants who have successfully completed this course need not present completed “Control Sheets” for these assessments in application for STCW certification.

TANKSHIP LIQUEFIED GASES (LNG)

This two-week course will provide marine officers with the basic knowledge for safe and efficient transportation of LNG and other liquefied gases. This course is an USCG prerequisite for employment aboard LNG carriers. Comprehensive lecture and computer-based cargo handling simulator training will include: LNG science, engineering systems, cargo systems, ship/shore interfaces, rules and regulations, and safety. This class complies with the IMO and USCG requirements for a liquefied gases PIC (Person In Charge) course.

 

Course Capacity: 12 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

USCG Approval: Any applicant who has successfully completed the Tank Ship Liquefied Gases (MEBAMD-508) course will satisfy the training requirements of Section A-V/1-2 and Tables A-V/1-2-1 and A-V/1-2-2 of the STCW Code, as amended, and of 46 CFR Part 13.107, 13.109, or 13.120 for any original or renewal Tankerman Person-in-Charge (LG) endorsement.

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