Loading Bulk Carriers


This course is designed to provide participants with a clear understanding of the process involved in loading a bulk carrier. Participants will understand the requirements of the IMSBC Code related to hold preparation, loading, trimming cargo and preparing the vessel for sea.

Methodology of loading cargoes is also discussed in terms of minimising damage to the vessel and ensuring that the vessel remains upright throughout the load.

Delivery Method:100% online training and assessment
Designed for:Junior Deck Officers, Deck Ratings, Dry Bulk Cargo Loading Terminal, Dry Bulk Unloading Terminal
Content Types:Written material, images, videos, animation, 3D scenarios
Learning Outcomes:Upon successful completion of this training, participants will:
1. Know the shore side systems available for loading bulk ships
2. Understand the load plan and responsibility for following this
3. Appreciate the impact of loading cargo on the structure of the vessel
4. Know the importance of keeping the vessel upright during discharge
5. Be able to explain the method of spreading cargo across the hold
Assessment:An assessment will be provided at the end of the course (fully online), you will have unlimited attempts to achieve the 100% pass mark.
References:IMSBC Code
Certification:Australian Maritime College Completion Statement.
Duration:Approximately 30 minutes
Compatibility: Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Edge, Safari, Android Phone, iPhone, iPad
Product Code:003-042  |  Version 2, 27 October 2023
Enrolment:Click the 'Apply' button to register for the course. Access to the online course will be provided on the next business day.
Course Preview:Click here to review the online course