Ship to ship transfer operations

This CBT module has been developed in order to meet the need for training of ship's personnel in ship to ship transfer operations for oil and gas tankers.

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The module may be considered as an essential source of information and knowledge for Deck Officers, at both Management and Operational level, serving onboard vessels engaged in ship to ship transfer operations for oil and gas tankers. It is also certain to be invaluable to all other personnel onboard such vessels who may be involved either directly or indirectly with such transfer operations.

Legislation & references
  • MARPOL Annex I, Chapter 8
  • Ship-to-Ship Transfer Guide
  • Introduction to STS Transfer Operations
  • Conditions and requirements
  • Safety and Security
  • Communication
  • Operational preparations before manoeuvring
  • Manoeuvring and mooring
  • Procedures alongside and cargo transfer operations
  • Unmooring
  • Equipment
  • Emergencies
Duration 2,5 hours
Target groups
  • Deck - Operational
  • Deck - Support
  • Engine - Operational
  • Engine - Support
  • BW Gas AS, Norway
  • Fendercare Marine Ltd., UK
  • Det Norske Veritas (DNV)
  • Lloyd’s Register
  • Seagull AS
Related information
Ship types:
STCW: Cargo Handling & Stowage