Tank Ship Dangerous Liquids

Tank Barge Dangerous Liquids

Course Summary:

This course provides training to mariners who wish to obtain an endorsement to their US Coast Guard Merchant Mariners Document as Tankerman PIC (DL), while preparing the mariner who has immediate responsibility for loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo. It comprises a specialized training program appropriate to their duties, including oil tanker safety, fire safety measures and systems, pollution prevention, operational practice and obligations under applicable laws and regulations.

Course Length:

5 Days

Class Size:

20 Students

Pre-Registration is Required




This course is principally intended for candidates who hold or will hold USCG Merchant Mariner’s Document and serve as or will serve as Tankerman-PIC. Students are expected to be able to read and speak English and be able to compute math using a calculator. This course will also be of value to others serving as supervisory personnel in the industry or on vessels directly involved with the bulk shipment of dangerous liquids by water.

Course Details:

Applicants who successfully completes this course will satisfy the training requirements of 46 CFR 13.201 for Tankerman-PIC, 46 CFR 13.301 for a Tankerman PIC (Barge),46 CFR 13.501 Tankerman-Engineer, Basic Oil and Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations endorsement; and complies with the standards set forth in STCW 2010 as amended Chapter V section A-V/1-1-2.Additionally, the course satisfies the training requirements of 46 CFR 13.120 for renewal of a merchant mariner credential endorsed as Tankerman PIC Dangerous Liquids and Tankerman PIC (DL) (Barge).


In order to successfully complete this course, each candidate must obtain a passing grade on the examination. The student will be required to pass a 40 question multiple choice examination with a passing grade of 70%. All lab assignments, homework assignments, exercises, and tests must be completed and returned to the instructor for credit. A course completion certificate will not be issued if the course requirements are not completed in full.