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MSSM 2075 - Specialized Oil Tanker Safety Training

Marine Safety and Seamanship Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course provides specialized Oil Tanker safety training, training on crude oil washing (COW), and inert gas (IG) systems operation. The course is designed to fulfil the requirements of Section A-V/1 of the STCW Code. There is a practical component to this course for enclosed space rescue. Practical training will be conducted at Dynamic Rescue Facility. The completion of this course is necessary to obtain the Specialized Oil Tanker Training endorsement on a deck or engineer officer certificate. Refer to Section 228 of the Marine Personnel Regulations for details regarding the requirements of this endorsement and training according to personnel responsibilities and position on board.


​MED with respect to STCW Basic Safety, MED in Advanced Fire Fighting, and successful completion of an approved training course in Oil and Chemical Tanker Familiarization, or holder of an Oil and Chemical Tanker Familiarization certificate or endorsement. Copies of prerequisites are to be submitted to the course instructor on the first day of the course.





Winter 2020

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 87375

Mon Jan 27 - Fri Feb 07 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 27 - Feb 07 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 255



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