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NAUT 1877 - CG2 - Cargo 2

Ocean Navigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

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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.





Fall 2020

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

CRN 47126

Mon Nov 23 - Fri Dec 18 4 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 23 - Dec 18 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Online Delivery


Daniel Damian

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Due to Covid-19 this course will be offered in an online format. Students will be notified by email if there is any change to the delivery method.

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

NAUT 1877 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

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


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