Safety on Ship (VS)
Content according to IMO Model Course 1.20:
- The theory of combustion, ignition sources, combustible materials
- Fire hazard and fire expansion
- fire guard
- Procedures on board in case of fire
- The fire detection system for ships
- Extinguishing fires with different types of exercises
- Types and installation of fire-fighting equipment on board and secure exits
Organisation of the fire services on board.
Content according to IMO Model course 7.03:
- PREVENT, CONTROL AND FIGHT FIRES ON BOARD
- See IMO model course 2.03 and STCW 2010 regulation VI/3
- Precautions before entering enclosed or contaminated spaces
Content according to IMO Model course 7.01:
- ORGANIZATION OF FIRE DRILLS AND ABANDON SHIP DRILLS
- See IMO model courses 2.03 and 1.23 and STCW Code, sections A-V1/3 and A-V1/2
- MAINTENANCE OF OPERATIONAL CONDITION OF LIFE-SAVING, FIREFIGHTING AND OTHER SAFETY SYSTEMS
- See IMO model courses 2. 03 and 1.23 and STCW Code, sections A-V1/3 and A-V1/2
- METHODS AND AIDS FOR FIRE PREVENTION, DETECTION AND EXTINCTION
- See IMO model course 2.03 and STCW Code, section A-V1/3
- GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF TANKERS AND TANKER OPERATIONS
- Terms and definitions
- SAFE CARGO HANDLING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE RELEVANT INSTRUMENTS
- Establish procedures for safe cargo handling in accordance with the provisions of the relevant instruments such as:
- IMDG Code
- IMSBC Code
- MARPOL 73/78, Annexes III and V
- LIMITATIONS ON STRENGTH OF THE VITAL CONSTRUCTIONAL PARTS OF A STANDARD BULK CARRIER AND INTERPRET GIVEN FIGURES FOR BENDING MOMENTS AND SHEAR FORCES
- INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS, STANDARDS, CODES AND RECOMMENDATIONS ON CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS CARGOES
- International regulations and codes including the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code and the International Maritime Solid Bulk Cargoes (IMSBC) Code
- CARRIAGE OF DANGEROUS, HAZARDOUS AND HARMFUL CARGOES; PRECAUTIONS DURING LOADING AND UNLOADING AND CARE DURING THE VOYAGE OF DANGEROUS, HAZARDOUS AND HARMFUL CARGOES
- Dangerous goods in packages
- Solid bulk cargoes
- International Code for the Safe Carriage of Grain in Bulk (International Grain Code)
Content according to IMO Model course 7.02
- Maintain safety and security of crew and passengers and the operational condition of safety systems
- Knowledge of life-saving appliance regulations
- Organization of fire drills and abandon ship drills
- Maintenance of operational condition of life-saving, firefighting and other safety systems
- Actions to be taken to protect and safeguard all persons on board in emergencies
- Actions to limit damage and salve the ship following a fire, explosion, collision or grounding
- Develop emergency and damage control plans and handle emergency situations
- Preparation of contingency plans for response to emergencies
- Ship construction including damage control
- Methods and aids for fire prevention, detection and extinction
Content according to IMO Model course 7.04 and IMO Model Course 2.03:
Control fire-fighting operations aboard ship
- Introduction, safety and principles
- Areas of fire hazard
- Fire precautions
- Dry distillation
- Chemical reactions
- Boiler uptake fires and exhaust fires in prime movers and auxiliary exhausts
- Fires in water-tube boilers
- Tactics and procedure of fire control while ship is at sea
- Tactics and procedure of fire control while ship is in port
- Tactics and procedure of fire control while ship is carrying dangerous goods
- Tactics and procedure of fire control for oil, chemical and gas tankers
- Use of water for fire extinguishing, the effect on stability, precautions and corrective procedures
- Communication and co-ordination during fire-fighting operations
- Ventilation control including smoke extractor
- Control of fuel and electrical systems
- Fire precautions and hazards associated with the storage and handling of materials (paints etc)
- Management and control of injured persons
- Procedures for co-ordination with shore-based fire fighters
Organize and train fire parties:
- Preparation of contingency plans
- Composition and allocation of personnel to fire parties
- Training of seafarers in fire-fighting
- Fire control plans
- Organization of fire and abandon ship drills
- Strategies and tactics for control of fires in various parts of the ship
Inspect and service fire detection and extinguishing systems and equipment:
- Fire alarms
- Fire detection equipment
- Fixed fire-extinguishing equipment
- Fire main, hydrants, hoses, nozzles and pumps
- Portable and mobile fire extinguishing equipment including appliances
- Firefighter's ouffits and other personal protective equipment
- Rescue and life support equipment
- Salvage equipment
- Communication equipment
- Requirements for statutory and classification surveys
Investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire:
- Fire investigation and reporting
- Trainee's experience of fires on ships
- Documented reports of fires on ships and lessons learned
Content according to IMO Model course 1.21:
Personal safety and social responsibilities:
- Comply with emergency procedures
Content according to IMO Model course 2.03 (Advanced Fire-fighting):
In accordance with IMO Model course 2.03.
Content according to IMO Model course 3.05:
Survey on fire appliances and provisions:
- Structural fire protection
- Fire detecting equipment
- Fixed fire-extinguishing systems
- Miscellaneous fire-fighting equipment
- Fire control plans
Content according to IMO Model course 3.06:
Survey of life-saving appliances and arrangements:
- Personal lifesaving appliances
- Lifeboats and rescue boats
- Life rafts
- LSA arrangements
- Radio LSA
- Visual signals
- Muster lists, emergency instructions, manning of survival crafts
Content according to IMO Model course 3.12:
EXAMINATION AND ASSESSMENT, CERTIFICATION OF SEAFARERS
Content according to IMO Model course 3.19 (Ship Security Officer):
- regular security control over the performance of protective duties
- ship security plan (SSP), maintenance and control of the implementation of the ship security plan, including any changes to the plan;
- coordination of the safety aspects of passengers and / or cargo handling in ship's stores with other persons on board and with relevant port security officers (port security officers)
- amendments to the SSP
- Reporting to the Company Secutity Officer (CSO), deficiencies and non-compliances identified during internal audits, periodic inspections, security inspections and the implementation of multi-corrective actions.
- raising awareness of safety and attention on board
- training of crew members for individual duties
- reporting of all protection-related incidents
- coordination of the security plan with a company officer (CSO) and a port officer (PFSO)
- control of the adequacy of protective equipment
Content according to IMO Model course 3.26 (Designated Security Duties):
- maintain the conditions set forth in a ship security plan,
- security risks and threats,
- regular security inspections of the ship,
- security equipments and systems.
Fire prevention and firefighting appliances
- Knowledge of fire prevention
- Ability to organize fire drills
- Knowledge of classes and chemistry of fire
- Knowledge of fire-fighting systems
- Action to be taken in the event of fire, including fires involving oil systems
- Organization of fire and abandon ship drills
Maintenance of operational condition of life-saving, fire-fighting and other safety systems
Actions to limit damage and salve the ship following fire, explosion, collision or grounding
Methods and aids for fire prevention, detection and extinction.
Safety measures to be taken for repair and maintenance - ISM Code
Safety measures to be taken for repair and maintenance - SMS
Safety measures to be taken for repair and maintenance - Safety measures to be taken
Goals and competencies
Safety on the ship is one of the fundamental topics required by the STCW Convention. The student acquires knowledge and experience in relation to the safety culture. Safety at sea is increasing with the acquired knowledge and experience. The course contents give the student the theoretical and practical basis for risk assessment in maritime systems. In particularly is highlighted how to increase reliability and safety by organized and controlled management.
Implementation of the learning content among others include requirements in accordance with the provisions of the STCW Convention A-II / 1, A-II/2, A-III / 1, A-III / 2 and the recommendations of the »Master and Chief Mate (Model course 7.01)« and »Officer in charge of a navigational watch (Model course 7.03), "Chief engineer officer and second engineer officer (Model course 7.02)" and "Officer and charge of an engineering watch (model course 7.04)« International Maritime Organization, London, 2014; IMO Model Course 1.10 - Dangerous, hazardous and harmful cargoes in IMO Model Course 1.20 - Fire prevention and firefighting, 1.21 Personal safety and social responsibilities, 2.03 Advanced training in firefighting, 3.05 Survey of fire appliances and provisions, 3.06 Survey of life-saving appliances and arrangements, 3.12 Assessment, examination and certification of seafarers.
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- IMO Model Course 7.01/3.3 Maintain safety and security of the ship`s crew…
- IMO Model Course 7.01/4 Develop emergency and damage control plans…
- IMO Model Course 7.02/3 Maintain safety and security of the ship's crew …
- IMO Model Course 7.02/4.4 Develop emergency and damage control plans and ...
- IMO Model Course 7.03/1.4 Respond to emergencies
- IMO Model Course 03/3.3 Prevent, control and fight fires on board
- IMO Model Course 7.04/4.3 Prevent, control and fight fires on board
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- IMO MODEL Course 1.20 Fire prevention and firefighting
- IMO Model Course 1.21 Personal safety and social responsibilities
- IMO Model Course 2.03 Advanced training in firefighting.
- IMO Model Course 3.05 SURVEY OF FIRE APPLIANCES AND PROVISIONS
- IMO Model Course 3.06 Survey of life-saving appliances and arrangements
- IMO Model Course 3.12 ASSESSMENT, EXAMINATION. AND CERTIFICATION OF SEAFARERS
- IMO Model Course 3.19 Ship Security Officer
- IMO Model Course 3.26 Security Traning for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties
- IMO Model Course 3.27 Security Awarness Training for all Seafarers