At ERL Inc., we stand out as your ideal partner for commercial marine equipment, services, and products. Our innovative personnel work tirelessly to design and provide products that meet your specific needs or address your business challenges. Our tank barge training course is one such service. This hands-on course will help you maximize your tank barge investment by having competently trained tankermen and deckhands. Our course is innovatively designed to meet the minimum training requirements set up in the Coast Guard regulations for accreditation to the position of tankerman PIC.
Who Is Our Tank Barge Training Ideal For?
We provide detailed training on tank barge dangerous liquids operations for businesses of all sizes operating in the US waters and neighborhoods. Our course, approved by US Coast Guard, is ideal for anyone who works in or with dangerous liquid cargoes. The training provides mariners with the required knowledge on safe loading of hazardous liquids (DL), bulk carriage of hazardous liquids, and discharge of dangerous liquid cargoes.
Overall, the training provides facility personnel and vessel crews with the information and skills to help them fulfill and understand the USCG and AWO vapor-controlled tank barge requirements. Our course comprises discharge planning and management, vapor control systems, spill response, pollution prevention, and dangerous liquid operations. Other modules include record keeping, declaration of inspection, cargo loading, classification of oil, inert gas systems, auxiliary systems, tank cleaning, hazards of dangerous oils, ballasting, and how to use protective equipment during DL operations.
Benefits of Successfully Completing This Course
Our detailed course offers an exciting range of benefits for business owners, employers, and job seekers. As a business owner, you can rest assured that your business is safe, as having trained deckhands will help minimize losses and damages from spillage or fire. We teach our students how to manage disasters such as oil spillage and fire accidents.
And for trainees, your health comes first in every assignment. That is why we will equip you with the right skills to ensure that you can protect yourself and your crew members while on duty. Again, any student who successfully completes this course;
- Satisfies the training requirements of 46 CFR 13.401 for original issuance or 13.120 for renewal of tankerman PIC barge DL
- Meets the USCG competence standards outlined in 46 CFR 13.609 of the STCW guideline for Basic oil and Chemical Cargo Operations
- Satisfies the cargo training requirements of 46 CFR 13.401 for original issuance OR 13.120 for renewal of tankerman assistant DL
- Is capable of supervising the loading, transfer, and operations of dangerous liquid ships or tankers in line with all the Navigation Vessel Inspection Circular 22-14 provisions.
Requirements for Our Tank Barge Dangerous Liquids Simulation and Training
The essential requirement for this course is a basic firefighting certificate with the necessary knowledge, skills, and techniques. However, we recommend that applicants have an advanced firefighting certificate with advanced fire mitigating skills, knowledge, and experience. You can also upgrade your certification to tankerman PIC (Ship) DL. Finally, you can only enroll in this course if you can speak and read in the English language.
You Can Trust ERL Commercial Marine Inc. for Your DL Equipment and Training Needs
At ERL Inc., we specialize in environmental safety and protection. Our objective is to keep our waterways clean and safe through innovative products and services. When you choose us, you get more than a supplier or a trainer—you get a partner.
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