The objectives of the course are to provide the participants with the knowledge and understanding necessary to fulfil the role of a superintendent within the organization of a shipping company. Statutory regulations and Class systematics are also explained, including relevant statutory and classification requirements, and a practical approach to structural problems and machinery survey schemes.
Experience in shipping and with maritime regulations prior to the course. Many issues must be seen as clarifications, refreshers and updates
Who should attend:
Duration: 2-3 days depending on delivery mode
Superintendents play a critical role in ship management. Ships are increasingly sophisticated assets and their operation is a complex business.
To secure safe and efficient operations and achieve economic success, shipping companies rely on superintendents. A superintendent's ability to identify hazards, analyze risks, identify and evaluate options and take action, determines the flow of the shipping process.
The course touches on all the main topics where the superintendent needs to be in control, from classification and statutory matters, to hull and machinery, and not forgetting the all-important management systems.
The course focuses on:
- Class concept and class systematics
- Class Fleet in Service rules
- Machinery surveys systematics and machinery survey arrangements
- Machinery damage and postponements
- Hull: Strength and simple beam theory
- Hull inspections
- Hull damage
- Statutory regulations,
- MARPOL & Environment (Overview, Update on latest developments)
- SOLAS (Overview, Update on latest developments)
- Overview of management systems in shipping quality assurance and auditing practices
- Port State Control (Overview, Update on latest developments)