Tank Condition Inspection

Ballast and cargo tanks are an essential part in the structural integrity of ship safety. To maintain a high level of structural integrity, these tanks should be in good condition. This course gives seafarers a basic introduction on how to carry out tank inspections in a safe and efficient way ensuring that the ship is properly maintained and in safe operation mode.

What you'll learn:
  • Why tank inspections are carried out
  • Understand the different tank protection systems and coating conditions
  • Recognizing the important items to be checked when conducting tank inspections
  • Understanding the responsibility of the master and the company
  • Introduction in repairs and maintenance
  • The rules which applies to tanks, inspection and maintenance
  • Introduction
  • Tank Protection Systems
  • Condition Inspection
  • Maintenance and Repairs
  • Reporting Procedures
  • Personal Safety
Course prerequisites:

This course is open to all seafarers.

Course reference:

This course takes into account the SOLAS 74, as amended regulation II-1/3-2 and IMO Guidelines for maintenance and repair of protective coatings MSC.1/Circ.1330.

Course developer:

The course is delivered and by Kim Heiniö – Al Mare Consulting Ab. Developed in accordance with Shipgaz Training's quality manual.