IMDG Code Ship board Training

Course is based on STCW requirement and prepared as per IMO Model course 1.10. modified to meet the current shipping trends and latest mega carriers taking inputs from interaction with seafarers about issues encountered with DG containers on board vessels and case studies.

Familiarization and basic training in ship board operations

  • Conducted as In-House Training or External Venue
  • Duration : 2 Days (16 hours)
  • Level : Entry-level and Professional
  • Prerequisites : Deck Cadets, 3rd Mates, 2nd Mates, Mates and Masters

  Learning Points

  • Regulations
  • SOLAS & MARPOL (relevant sections )
  • Classification, Chemical and Physical properties and danger involved
  • UN Classes and UN Numbering system
  • Structure of IMDG Code & Supplement
  • Dangerous Goods List and Special Provisions On Deck
  • Packaging
  • Intermediate bulk containers & Tanks
  • Refrigerated containers and Temperature controlled dangerous Goods
  • Marking Labelling and Placarding
  • Segregation within container and between containers
  • On deck and Under deck stowage requirements
  • Emergency Response Procedures
  • Dangerous Goods Declaration & Manifest
  • Document of Compliance
  • Security (ISPS – Dangerous Goods & 49 CFR- CDC requirements)


Advanced level of training: 3 days :

In-depth in Stowage, Segregation between containers, Special Stowage Requirements, Documents/ Manifest, Jettison Cargo, Explosive and Radioactive materials, Helium-tanks, Calcium hypochlorite, Ammonium Nitrate, Charter party restrictions, case studies on PSC reports and past accidents at sea.

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