Advance Training for Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations

This course covers the mandatory training requirements for participants to be duly qualified under STCW Section A–V/1-1 para 3, and for the issue of a Certificate of Training in “Advanced Training for Chemical Tanker Cargo Operations” in accordance with Regulation V/1-1 paragraphs 6.3 of the STCW 1978, as amended.

Participants successfully completing this course will acquire the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to safely perform their duties for loading, unloading and care in transit or handling of cargo on Chemical Tankers and make a more effective contribution to the operation and control of the cargo on Chemical Tankers, thus improving ship safety and providing greater protection to the environment.

Course Intake Limitations

Maximum 20 students per course.
The Practical training will be held in the CINEC Tanker simulator.


All training and instructions will be delivered by properly qualified lecturers and instructors who have the qualifications as specified in MSN 25/2016 issued by the Director General of Merchant Shipping, Merchant Shipping Secretariat, Sri Lanka.

Course Type

Part Time

Course Commencement Dates

1 course per month (as per monthly schedule)


10 days

Entry Requirements

Participants for this course shall :

  • meet the requirements for certification in basic training for Oil and Chemical Tanker cargo operations
  • have at least three months of approved seagoing service on Chemical Tankers, or
  • have at least one month of approved onboard training on Chemical Tankers, in a supernumerary capacity, which includes at least three loading and three unloading operations and is documented in an approved training record book taking into account guidance in section B - V/1 of the STCW Code

This course is open to any person with immediate responsibility for loading, unloading, care in transit, handling of cargo, tank cleaning or other cargo related operations on Chemical Tankers.