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Tanker Vetting Inspections (For Oil Tanker)

TMSA Training Requirement 3b

Entry Criteria:     All Officers who are serving on Tanker

Duration (Theory Only) :     1 day

Course Description

Vetting Inspections have become an inseparable part of Tanker Operations today. Every Oil Major prior to taking a ship on 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.

Course Objective

  • Understand 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.

Contents of the course

  • Inspection requirements.
  • Preparing for the inspection using SIRE, CDI Checklists and some additional requirements of oil majors.
  • Preliminaries with the Inspector.
  • Conduct of the Inspection.
  • Administration and Record Keeping.
  • Common Pitfalls and Deficiencies as per SIRE database.
  • Actions post-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.