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Tanker Vetting Inspection (For Chemical Tankers)

Entry Criteria:     All Officers

Course Duration:     1 day

Course Description

Vetting Inspections have become an inseparable part of tanker operations today. Every oil major, prior taking a ship on charter and then periodically during the tenure of the charter, conducts an inspection to vet the ship to determine whether the vessel is maintained and operated properly to industry standards of safety and quality.

The course meant for ship officers and shore personnel associated with tanker operations, deals with the Vetting Inspection requirements of various bodies, viz OCIMF, CDI, Oil Majors and provides knowledge and guidelines on best practices to be adopt for preparation and conduct of these inspections. The main goal being to confidently and successfully complete the inspection without any deficiencies recorded.

Course Contents:


  • Understanding the purpose of vetting inspections and the repercussions of deficiencies found and noted by the inspectors
  • Have knowledge of the areas which will be inspected and accordingly prepare the vessel for smooth conduct of the inspection
  • Adopt the correct procedures for conduct of the SIRE and CDI vetting inspection
  • Common findings observed chapter wise in VIQ and CDI checklist
  • Be aware of the necessary documentation and record - keeping
Course Objective

To familiarise the ship’s officers and vessel managers on the SIRE 2.0 Vessel inspection programme and provide guidance to prepare the vessel for a successful conduct of the inspection.


Please find below the list of documents required to get on the first day of the classroom course.
  1. 2 passport size photographs,
  2. Copies of Passport, CDC, COC & INDOS No.