Bulk Carriers - Handle With Care (Edition 2)
The sheer size of many large bulk carriers can give the impression of great strength. But that strength can be severely weakened by unseen forces. If a bulk carrier is not operated within its design limits or if fatigue and damage is ignored, the ship could... Learn More
Cargo Claim Prevention on Board Reefer Ships
The need for careful examination of all cargoes before loading to check product quality and the importance of following the specified carriage conditions to ensure that this quality is not impaired during the voyage. Careful record-keeping is essential to ensure that any claims, time dependent or otherwise, against the shipper... Learn More
Cargo Contamination on Tankers
Despite stringent training programmes, cargo contamination on tankers is still costing the shipping industry millions of dollars each year in insurance claims for the loss, or damage to stock.
This video and accompanying workbook training package provides guidance on the correct methods of loading and discharging cargo. It identifies different... Learn More
Cargo Loss Prevention on Board Bulk Carriers
This package will help both managers ashore and ships' crews to understand their part in cutting cargo claims. Causes of cargo loss and damage are examined, and operational procedures to prevent losses arising are explained. Understanding the needs of the particular cargo, hold cleanliness, hatch watertightness, quantity checking, vigilance during... Learn More
Chemical Tank Cleaning & Inspection (Edition 2)
This training package explains the importance as well as the complexity of effective tank cleaning on chemical tankers. It shows that efficient tank cleaning is important to ensure that the cargo to be loaded will remain within specification during the voyage and the discharge. Tank cleaning also is important to... Learn More
Chemical Tanker Operations Series of 2 items
Chemical Tanker Operations Series, Safety And Pollution Prevention
- Part One: Cargoes, Ships and Legislation (Edition 3)
- Part Two: Prevention Of Pollution (Edition 3)
Chemistry of Liquified Gases, The
This video has been designed to assist officers in their preparation for service on board gas carriers.
Emphasis is on the safety aspects of gas shipping, requiring a thorough understanding of the underlying principles involved in the handling of gas cargoes.
The video package deals with the history of atomic structure and... Learn More
Claim Game - Dry Cargo, Legal Responsibility and Loss Prevention Series, The Series of 2 items
The Claim Game - Dry Cargo, Legal Responsibility And Loss Prevention
This two part video series has been produced to aid Masters, Officers and Crew members alike, by helping to prevent costly litigation arising for all parties concerned - ship owners, shipping companies and insurance companies. The videos use a stylised graphic Game Board to illustrate and demonstrate the roles that the Master and Crew play in the understanding of the 'Claim Game' relating to cargo damage.
- Part 1. Rights, Duties and Their Understanding
- Part 2. The Master Under Pressure
Crude Oil Washing Operations (Edition 3)
Crude oil washing has been a routine feature of tanker operation for many years but it continues to play an important part in ensuring an efficient and commercially satisfactory cargo discharge. This training package is intended to broaden and emphasise companies’ own training and the material in the ship's... Learn More
Dangerous Goods at Sea Series of 2 items
Dangerous Goods At Sea Series (Edition 5)
To reflect the continual development of the shipping industry as new products enter the market and to include the new provisions of the United Nations Recommendations, the International Maritime Organization published Amendment 30 to the IMDG Code. Besides these content updates, the previous five volumes of the code have been rearranged into two volumes and simplified for use.
- Dangerous Goods At Sea - Part One: The Imdg Code (Edition 5)
- Dangerous Goods At Sea - Part Two: Expecting The Unexpected (Edition 5)
Don't Gamble With Safety on Chemical Tankers
Working on board a chemical tanker has special dangers due to the variety of hazardous cargo this type of ship can carry.
Safe working practice on board chemical tankers is largely defined by the mixture of cargo carried at any given moment, and it is therefore critical that everyone on board... Learn More
Effective Refrigerant Control on Board Reefers
This package is designed both as an introduction for those who have not previously sailed on a reefer ship and as refresher training for others.
Many reefer ships rely on freon (CFC) as the cooling agent. The critical factor is how carefully it is handled by the officers and crew members... Learn More
Fire Fighting & Safe Cargo Operations on Car Carriers
Ships which are built for specific duties have their own particular safety problems. In the case of car carriers they range from general safety issues to special problems of loading, stowage and discharge of cars and other vehicles.
By showing a typical working environment on board a car carrier, the package... Learn More
Fire Fighting on Container Ships
Fire on board any ship is a serious emergency. The officers and crew undergo training as well as regular emergency practice in fire fighting. In most cases, however, they deal with open fires.
This package deals with a completely different type of fire - a container fire - about which there... Learn More
Handling Vegetable Oils
Chemical tanker crews used to dealing with hazardous cargo parcels may consider vegetable oils to be an easy to work with cargo. However, vegetable oils can present substantial hazards to personal safety. Vegetable oils require care in their handling and stowage to ensure that they are not contaminated, remain liquid... Learn More
Hatch Covers - A Practical Guide
Hatch covers are still a major cause of accidents to seafarers and dock personnel, and cause damage to cargoes and even the loss of ships when operational and maintenance procedures are not carried out correctly.
Recent fatal accidents on ships in the North Sea and Hong Kong have highlighted these dangers.... Learn More
Hull Stress Monitoring
Ships, particularly bulk carriers, have been subject to catastrophic structural failure, with the consequent loss of life. To reduce the incidence of such failures the IMO and leading Classification Societies have recommended the use of hull stress monitoring systems. This video explains the background to these systems and includes a... Learn More
Introduction to Liquified Gas Carriers, An (Edition 2)
Among the most specialised ships trading today are the liquefied gas carriers. They have very specific cargo containment and cargo handling systems. This training package, comprising video and supporting book, provides an introduction to these ships, their cargoes, and their safety systems. It is designed to support training as required... Learn More
Keeping up Standards - Ship Vetting Inspections for Bulk Oil Carriers (Edition 3)
KEEPING UP STANDARDS - SHIP VETTING INSPECTION FOR BULK OIL CARRIERS (EDITION 3)
The Revised Ship Inspection Report System (SIRE) is an important tool for organisations chartering oil tankers, barges and gas carriers. It provides access to inspection reports to charterers, ship operators, terminal operators and government bodies including Port State... Learn More
Noise and Vibration - The Forgotten Hazards
Seafarers normally know about most risks to their safety but they forget the hazards of noise and vibration, even though the consequences can be serious. Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is permanent and cannot be cured. When the degree of hearing loss reaches the point where a hearing aid is... Learn More
Engine Room Waste Management Series of 4 items
Engine Room Waste Management Series
Four training programmes cover the practical details of handling and recording the management of engine room waste onboard. Each detailed programme highlights the importance of following correct procedures, and stresses the need to fill out all paperwork accurately to avoid penalties and possible detention.
The series includes the following training titles:
- The Oil Record Book
- Oily Water and separators
- Sludge and The Incinerator
- Sewage and Waste Water Treatment
Operation & Maintenance of Inert Gas Systems (Edition 3)
The inert gas system is a critical safety system on board tankers and its importance is reflected in the way its operation is established in international conventions. This training package is intended to amplify and emphasise companies’ own training and the material in the ship's IG manual. Computer graphics... Learn More
Over and Under Pressurisation of Tanks (Edition 2)
A key element to tank pressure management is venting. This programme describes both PV and HV valves and their functions, emphasising the crucial role of the IG system, from the burner to mast riser. The programme describes the causes of both over pressurisation and under pressurisation, identifying loading and discharging... Learn More
Physics of Liquified Gases, The
This video has been designed to assist officers in their preparation for service on board gas carriers. Emphasis is on the safety aspects of gas shipping, leading to a thorough understanding of the underlying principles involved in the handling of gas cargoes.
The video deals with the basic physics of gases... Learn More
Port State Control - Tightening the Net (Edition 2)
This programme explains that the objective of port State control is to ensure that all the ships passing through the port State's waters are operated according to the established international standards.
There are currently 9 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) incorporating nearly 140 countries which are committed to port State control inspection.... Learn More
RO-RO Watertight Integrity
With vast, open, internal, decks that are accessible via an integral ramp, they offer a flexible approach to cargo handling. This has resulted in faster turn around times in port making this form of transportation very cost effective for certain types of goods. However, their design is quite different from... Learn More
Safe Cargo Stowage & Securing
Inadequate stowage and securing of cargo is a major problem for the shipping industry. It can result in injury or even death for those on board and damage to the ship and the environment. In economic terms, cargo lost or damaged in transit is one of the major causes of... Learn More
Safe Lifting of Non-Cargo Loads
Bringing non-cargo items, such as crew possessions, provisions or spares aboard a ship is a task that can sometimes be a relatively low priority for crews. It may be done in a hurry or with fewer or less experienced people than good working practices dictate. However, when hoists and cranes... Learn More
Safe Log Carrier Operations
The carriage of logs at sea is a specialised trade and all those working on ships that carry such cargoes need to be fully aware of the relevant safety regulations and procedures if the voyage is to be safe and successful.
Apart from stability, there are two other key requirements to... Learn More
Safe Use of Forklift Trucks on Board Ship
Where a ships design allows it, the use of forklift trucks has proved to be very beneficial. They are labour saving devices and reduce the risk of personal injury when working with heavy loads. However, forklift trucks are potentially lethal when misused, poorly maintained or incorrectly driven. A lack of... Learn More
Ship-Shore Interface (Petroleum Tankers), The
For all petroleum tankers, the relationship between the ship and the shore is the key item that determines the safe operation of all activities at a jetty. Both ship and shore personnel must understand each other's role and have confidence in each other's ability. Part of ensuring this relationship is... Learn More
Successful Reefer Container Operations
The transport of chilled or frozen cargoes in refrigerated containers, or reefer units, is a large and steadily growing business. Most container ships can now provide the necessary power supply and some modern ships are able to carry in excess of 1000 reefer units.
These units provide a regulated temperature and... Learn More
Surveying a Bulk Carrier
This package is a detailed record of a harmonised survey being carried out by two Lloyds surveyors, involving an Intermediate Special Survey - including an Annual Classification Survey - an Annual Safety Construction Survey, a Periodical Load Line Inspection and a Safety Equipment Renewal Survey.
The ship is the Elsam Fyn,... Learn More
Surveying an Oil Tanker - Part 1
This is part 1 of a package consisting of two videos. It shows a detailed inspection by 2 surveyors from Lloyd's Register of Shipping as they survey the double hulled tanker 'Emma Maersk'.
The surveyors are on board to conduct the following surveys:
Marpol Oil Intermediate
The camera follows... Learn More
Surveying an Oil Tanker - Part 2
This is part 2 of a package consisting of two videos. It shows a detailed inspection by 2 surveyors from Lloyd's Register of Shipping as they survey the double hulled tanker 'Emma Maersk'.
The surveyors are on board to conduct the following surveys:
Marpol Oil Intermediate
The camera follows the... Learn More
Tank Cleaning Practice
Using a mixture of live action footage and computer graphic animation, this programme provides an introduction to the key issues relating to tank cleaning on product, chemical, and oil tankers. It explains why tank cleaning is key to effective tanker operations and describes the importance of understanding the potential risks,... Learn More
Tank Purging and Line Cleaning Onboard Chemical Tankers
This training package deals with the hazardous subject of handling shore supplied nitrogen on board ship, in the context of tank purging, blanketing and cargo line clearing, when there is a danger of tank over pressurisation.
The nitrogen is usually supplied at high pressure (16 bar) and at high flow rate.... Learn More
Tanker Management and Self Assessment 2
Adoption of TMSA as described in the OCIMF guidelines is required by:
Oil majors for tankers carrying their cargos
Tankers carrying cargoes for them
Tankers loading and discharging at their terminals
This includes the great majority of petroleum cargos, therefore, the TMSA system has become essential for... Learn More
The Management and Control of Contractors
In recent years, a significant number of personal injury and fatality claims have arisen from the presence of contractors on board ships. But in the eyes of the law, it is not just the contractor at fault. The company too has clear obligations to manage safe working practices, as well... Learn More
Vapour Emission Control
Many vapours created by tankers are harmful to the environment. During loading and tank cleaning, these are Vapour Emission Control often vented to the atmosphere. Vapour Emission Control (VEC) allows vapours from oil or chemical tankers to be returned to shore in a closed system and then either converted back... Learn More
Watchkeeping in Port
Watchkeeping while a vessel is in port is a complex task and should be taken just as seriously as duties while at sea. Responsibilities include cargo operations, security of the vessel, consideration of mooring and ballast conditions, ensuring proper monitoring of any visitors, etc. This package shows some of the... Learn More
When One Thing Leads to Another... Safe Container Operations
Containerisation has revolutionised the transport of non-bulk cargoes. With an estimated 400 million container movements occurring every year worldwide, containerisation is a key component of the global economy. Compared with other forms of sea cargo transport, containerisation is cheap, fast and efficient. However, whilst most container movements take place without... Learn More
Working Aloft on Container Ships
Slips, trips and falls are a common cause of accidents on all ships but on container ships there are some specific hazards associated with working aloft which give rise to many serious accidents. This training package considers the common working patterns that give rise to problems and stresses that use... Learn More