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Course details

This course covers Canadian and International regulations pertaining to the safe carriage of cargoes as transportation on vessels. The basic knowledge on the safe handling, stowage, and securing of cargoes along with the associated equipments are also covered in this course. The Regulations that are covered are: Cargo, Fumigation, and Tackle Regulations; International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code; Safe Working Practices Regulations; Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act; and Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2023

Below is one offering of NAUT 1876 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.

CRN 68802


Tue May 23 - Mon Jun 12 (3 weeks)

  • 3 weeks
  • CRN 68802
  • $446.50
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 23 - Jun 12 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC Rm. 252

Percy Bhagat

Course outline




Important information
  1. IMPORTANT NOTE: CLASS WILL BE HELD ON CAMPUS. For the issuance of Transport Canada Training certificates by the school, a Transport Canada, Candidate Document Number (CDN#) will be required. Contact Transport Canada, Marine Safety for further information. Please refer to prerequisite section of webpage for any/all prerequisites.

In Progress

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the features of vessels for transporting different types of cargoes.
  • Describe the general inspection and preparation of holds for receiving cargoes.
  • Explain the reason for segregation and separation of cargoes.
  • Describe the equipment used to load and discharge cargo.
  • Interpret and apply the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act and Regulations.
  • Interpret and apply the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code.
  • Interpret and observe Safe Working Practices Regulations.
  • Interpret and apply the Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing.
  • Interpret and apply the Cargo, Fumigation, and Tackle Regulations.
  • Interpret and apply SOLAS, Chapters VI, VII, and XII (applicable sections).

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

Cargo 1 (NAUT 1876) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Master 500GT Domestic
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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