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Advance Training Programme on Chemical Tanker Operation Course

This course provides training for Masters, Chief engineers, chief officers, 2nd engineers and any individual with immediate accountability for the loading, discharging and care in transit or handling chemical cargoes. It comprises a specialized training programme suitable to their duties, including chemical tanker safety measures and systems, pollution prevention, operational practice and obligations under applicable laws and regulations. This course takes full account of Section A-V/1 of the STCW code adopted by the international Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and watchkeeping for seafarers 1978 as amended.

A specialized chemical tanker training programme (CHEMCO) is a obligatory course for obtaining level – 2 Chemical Tanker Endorsement (DCE), which is a prerequisite under STCW chapter V/1 for all the officers wanting to serve on board chemical tankers in the management level , in addition such workers must have completed the Tanker familiarisation course and have appropriate experience to on chemical tankers with immediate responsibility for the loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo.

  • Duration 12 days
  • Reference ENG/EXAM/CIRC-25(1)/2017
  • Training towards CHEMCO Certification
  • Approvals DGS
  • Teaching methods lended learning
  • Certificate of CTFC or CBT course with 2nd Mate COC of foreign going ship/MEO Class-4 or EXN 45 certificate.
  • Holder AFF course with 6 months Sea service record on Chemical Tanker

  • Passport
  • Photograph 2 No’s
  • CDC (Front page & Stamp pages)
  • CBT or OTFC certificate
  • AFF certificate
  • 2nd Mate COC/MEO class IV or EXN 45 certificate
  • 6 months Sea Service record as Chemical tanker.
  • 2 Dose of Vaccination certificate / Result of RTPCR test

CHEMCO Available Dates