STCW 2010 BASIC Training in Oil & Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations (TBOC)


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STCW 2010 BASIC Training in Oil & Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations – MCA Approved

 Course Duration: 2 days

Course Fee: £450.00 excluding VAT

Entry Requirements:

Tanker Fire Fighting Course or (FPFF or AFF inclusive of Tanker firefighting component)

Course Description:

To give seafarers the essential education and training in tanker cargo operations to meet the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) requirements set out in the specific part of the following: Table A-V/1-1-1.

  • Function: Oil & chemical tanker cargo operations.
  • Competence: Contribute to the safe cargo operation of oil and chemical tankers.
  • Take precautions to prevent hazards.
  • Apply occupational health and safety precautions and measures.
  • Carry out firefighting operations.
  • Respond to emergencies.
  • Take precautions to prevent pollution of the environment from the release of oil and chemicals tankers.

Training Outcome:

There are three outcomes to the training:

  • Outcome 1: The learner knows the properties of oil and chemicals and the hazards associated with them.
  • Outcome 2: The learner is able to apply health, safety and environmental precautions and measures in working on oil and chemical tankers.
  • Outcome 3: The learner can carry out safe oil and chemical tanker cargo operations.

Course Contents:

  • Relevant symbols according to the types of oil and chemicals carried on board oil and chemical tankers.
  • Relationship between pressure and temperature, including vapour pressure/temperature.
  • How an electrostatic charge may be generated.
  • Hazards associated with oil and chemical cargoes.
  • Inerting, drying agents and monitoring techniques.
  • Hazard controls.
  • Gas-measuring instruments.
  • Safety equipment and protective devices.
  • Safe working practices and procedures.
  • Effects of oil chemical and liquefied gas pollution on human and marine life.
  • Loading, unloading, care in transit, tank cleaning, purging, gas-freeing and inerting cargo.
  • Operations
  • Different oil and chemical tanker types, including their general arrangement and construction


Head Office
Stream House,
Campsie Drive,

East Campus,
Glasgow International Airport,

PA3 2SG.

Award: MCA approved certificate

Revalidation: Not required

If you are unsure of which prerequisites you may need for a course, please go to to check.

For group bookings call Stream Marine Training on 44 (0) 141 212 8777 for rates.

Course Date

22 October 2020, Please contact us for date