Pure car / truck carrier orientation course 

Pure Car/Truck Carriers (PCTCs) carry expensive and delicate cargo, which requires special care during loading, carrying and discharging.

The special construction and manoeuvring characteristics of these ships make their handling rather difficult and complicated especially while berthing and unberthing.

Course Objective:

  • The course is designed to greatly enhance operational safety on board Car/Truck Carriers. While it helps a first time joiner to acquire the knowledge necessary for safe and efficient operation of the vessel, it fills the existing gaps in the knowledge of a person who has some sailing experience on such ships. The course also fosters learning through sharing of experiences amongst participants.

Duration: 2 days

Suggested Target Group:

All Deck Officers who have served or intend to serve on Car/Truck Carriers

Course Contents:

  • Fundamentals of construction of Car Carriers
  • Cargo Work
  • Cargo/Deck Equipment
  • Safety
  • Stability
  • Ship Handling & Manoeuvring
  • Berthing / Mooring
  • Case Studies & Group Discussions

COURSE

DURATION IN DAYS

COURSE DATES

month

July 2014

WEEK DATES

30-6

7-13

14-20

21-27

 

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS