Safe Bulk Loading Practice Online

Safe Bulk Loading Practice Online is designed to help terminal and vessel staff load bulk carriers safely, reducing the risk of accidents in port and at sea.

Safe Bulk Loading Online meets the training requirements in the International Maritime Organisation’s Code of Practice for the Safe Loading and Unloading of Bulk Cargoes (the BLU Code). The IMO BLU Code was developed specifically to help reduce the number of accidents caused by improper loading and discharging.

Course participants anywhere in the world can complete the course at their own pace and gain an Australian Maritime College Certificate in Safe Bulk Loading.

Who should participate?

Terminal representatives, vessel loaders/unloaders and any member of staff who works with bulk carriers.


The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course:

  • Certificate in Safe Bulk Loading Practice

Certificates will be posted via Registered Post within Australia and overseas to the address stated on your enrolment form. Additional charges are applicable if the next day delivery is required.

Equipment Required

Safe Bulk Loading Practice online is provided using the University of Tasmania’s online learning environment, MyLO. Please check your browser is set up to use MyLO by checking this browser information.

Thoroughly enjoyed the course. I have done the classroom version and found this more effective as I was able to understand the course material at my own pace and revisit information to re-understand the content.

Nadia Karati, South32