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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 types of cargoes covered are: Deck, Container, Bulk, Dangerous, Hazardous, and Harmful cargoes.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2023

Below is one offering of NAUT 1877 for the Spring/Summer 2023 term.

CRN 68803


Mon Jun 26 - Mon Jul 24 (4 weeks)

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 68803
  • $591.42
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 26 - Jul 24 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC Rm. 252

Percy Bhagat

Course outline




Important information
  1. IMPORTANT NOTE:COURSE WILL BE HELD ON CAMPUS please refer to prerequisite section of webpage for any/all prerequisites.

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.
  • Interpret and apply the Canadian Code of Safe Practice for ships carrying timber deck cargoes.
  • Interpret and apply the Code of Practice for the safe loading and unloading of bulk carriers.
  • Interpret and apply the Code of Safe Working Practices for self-unloading vessels.
  • Interpret and apply the Safe Container Convention Regulations.
  • Interpret and apply the Transportation and Dangerous Goods Regulations.
  • Interpret and observe Safe Working Practices Regulations.

Effective as of Fall 2011

Related Programs

CG2 - Cargo 2 (NAUT 1877) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Master 3000GT Domestic
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Watchkeeping Mate Near Coastal (WKMNC)
    Certificate Part-time


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