2019 Course Schedule

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

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.
 

SCHEDULED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  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.

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 successfully completes our Tank Ship Dangerous Liquids Course (MEBAMD-501) and applies for endorsement within five years of completion:

  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.201(c)(4) for original issuance OR 13.120(a)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-PIC (DL); AND
  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.301(c)(4) for original issuance OR 13.120(c)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-PIC (Barge) (DL); AND
  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.401(e)(1) for original issuance OR 13.120(b)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-Assistant (DL); AND
  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.501(c)(4) for original issuance OR 13.120(d)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-Engineer (DL); AND
  • Meets the standards of competence, required by 46 CFR 13.609(a)(2), of Section A-V/1, Table A-V/1-1-1 of the STCW Code for Basic Oil AND Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations; AND
  • Provided the applicant also supplies a statement signed by the Master, Chief Engineer or Chief Mate of an Oil AND/OR Chemical Tanker, appropriate to the endorsement sought, that the mariner has demonstrated to the satisfaction of the signer that he or she is fully capable of supervising transfer of dangerous liquid cargo in accordance with the guidance found in Navigation Vessel Inspection Circular 22-14 (Encl 1, paragraphs 4 or 5):
    • Meets the Standards of competence, required by 46 CFR 13.603(a)(2) OR 13.605(a)(2), of Section A-V/1, Table A-V/1-1-2 OR A-V/1-2-3 of the STCW Code for Advanced Oil AND/OR Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations.

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 successfully completes our Tank Ship Liquefied Gas (MEBAMD-508) Course and applies for endorsement within five years of completion:

  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.201(c)(4) for original issuance OR 13.120(a)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-PIC (LG); AND
  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.301(c)(4) for original issuance OR 13.120(c)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-PIC (Barge) (LG); AND
  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.401(e)(1) for original issuance OR 13.120(b)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-Assistant (LG); AND
  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.501(c)(4) for original issuance OR 13.120(d)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-Engineer (LG); AND
  • Meets the standards of competence, required by 46 CFR 13.611(a)(2), of Section A-V/1, Table A-V/1-2-1 of the STCW Code for Basic Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations; AND
  • Provided the applicant also supplies a statement signed by the Master, Chief Engineer or Chief Mate of an Liquefied Gas Tanker, appropriate to the endorsement sought (Tankship, Tank Barge, Engineer), that the mariner has demonstrated to the satisfaction of the signer that he or she is fully capable of supervising transfers of liquefied gas cargos in accordance with the guidance found in Navigation Vessel Inspection Circular 22-14 (Encl 1, paragraph 6):
    • Meets the Standards of competence, required by 46 CFR 13.607(a)(2), of Section A-V/1, Table A-V/1-2-2 of the STCW Code for Advanced Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations.

This course covers knowledge and skills required by Deck Officers at the management level pertaining to shipboard safety management, maritime business, and maritime law. It addresses learning in the areas of shipboard training and assessment, personnel supervision and performance appraisal, organizational management, medical care management, criminal and civil liability, port entry procedures, record keeping, Seaman's Articles or Agreement, bills of lading, pollution prevention, and collision and salvage.

 

Course Capacity: 6 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None