STCW Passenger Safety, Cargo Safety & Hull Integrity Training For RO RO Passenger Ships (ROPAX)

The STCW Passenger Safety, Cargo Safety and Hull Integrity Training for RO RO Passenger Ships course focuses safe working procedures on Roll On Roll Off (RO RO) passenger vessels. It covers safe loading and unloading of the vessel, cargo securing, the safe carriage of dangerous goods and how to operate hull openings, such as bow and stern doors and ramps.

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The STCW Passenger Safety, Cargo Safety and Hull Integrity Training for RO RO Passenger Ships course is set up to offer masters, chief mates, chief engineer officers, second engineer officers and any other personnel who are responsible for embarking and disembarking passengers and for the safety of passengers in emergency situations. This course meets the requirements of Regulations V/2, paragraph 7 and A-V/2, paragraph 4 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978 as amended. 

  • organise the safe movement of vehicles and passengers when embarking and disembarking 

  • control all elements of cargo safety and hull integrity 

  • monitor and control atmosphere in ro-ro cargo spaces 

  • organise shipboard emergency procedures 

  • optimise use of resources 

  • control response to emergencies 

  • control passengers and other personnel during emergency situations 

Learning Objectives

Outcome 1: The learner knows how to carry our safe loading and embarkation procedures.
Outcome 2: The learner understands the requirements for safe carriage of dangerous goods.
Outcome 3: The learner knows the requirements f or securing cargoes and knows how to use cargo-securing equipment and materials.
Outcome 4: The learner can carry our stability and stress calculations.
Outcome 5: The learner knows how to open, close and secure hull openings.
Outcome 6: The learner knows how to monitor and maintain a ro-ro deck atmosphere.


Successful delegates will be awarded with an MCA approved STCW Passenger Safety, Cargo Safety and Hull Integrity Training for RO RO Passenger Ships, after a short exam. 


  1. Photographic ID (A Government issued, photographic proof of identity on the day of the course and this should take the form of either a valid Passport or a driving license or a valid discharge book). 

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