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  • Course name Ship Inspection Course
  • Training objective Practical 3-day workshop to provide delegates with hands-on experience when carrying out ship inspections, identifying defects and understanding why they are defects, identifying hazards/risks linked to deficiencies, organizing inspections, reporting to principals, familiarizing with soft skills related to ship inspections.
  • Prerequisites Familiar with the English language, both spoken and written
  • Duration 3 days
  • Trainers Walter Vervloesem (IMCS Training Academy) + panel of experienced ship inspectors and specialists on different ship types
  • Course format Powerpoint – syndicate workshops – mock scenarios, movies
  • Course language English
  • Supporting information Course syllabus
  • Pre-course training Preferably sailing or marine background
  • Max. number of delegates 12
  • Target group/delegate profile Ship inspectors, superintendents, class surveyors, flagstate inspectors, PSC officers
  • Venue Hilton Old Town
    Groenplaats 32
    2000 Antwerp - Belgium
  • Cost Public training : 1350 EUR/person (excl. VAT)

    How to obtain a 20 % discount :
    Book multiple participants of the same company for the same course organized at the same date.
    From the second participant on we deduct 20 %.

    Unless otherwise mentioned on the (pro-forma) invoice, the full amount of the (pro-forma) invoice is payable prior to the course’s start date.

    In-house training : organised at lump-sum cost in function of number of candidates and location of the training. For details please contact us on training@imcs.be.
  • Certification An IMCS Training Academy certificate + a certificate of Continuous Professional Development of the Nautical Institute will be issued at the end of the course
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  • 08.30-09.00 registration/morning coffee
  • 09.00-09.30 introduction/work groups
  • 09.30-10.30 rules - certificates
  • 10.30-11.00 coffee break
  • 11.00-12.30 ISM - ISPS - MLC
  • 12.30-13.30 buffet style lunch in restaurant
  • 13.30 - 14.30 management - crew
  • 14.30 - 15.30 LSA - FFE
  • 15.30 - 16.00 coffee break
  • 16.00 - 17.00 pollution
  • 17.00 - 17.30 debriefing - closing workshop day 1
  • 18.00 - ... evening activity, hosted and sponsored by the IMCS Training Academy
  • 08.30 - 09.00 morning coffee
  • 09.00 - 09.30 pending matters day 1
  • 09.30 - 10.30 navigation & communication
  • 10.30 - 11.00 coffee break
  • 11.00 - 12.30 hull & ballast tanks
  • 12.30 - 13.30 buffet-style lunch in restaurant
  • 13.30 - 15.30 engine room & machinery
  • 15.30 - 16.00 coffee break
  • 16.00 - 17.00 integrated/mock exercise
  • 17.00 - 17.30 debriefing - closing workshop day 2
  • 08.30 - 09.00 morning coffee
  • 09.00 - 09.30 pending matters day 2
  • 09.30 - 10.30 ship specific information (dry cargo)
  • 10.30 - 11.00 coffee break
  • 11.00 - 12.30 ship specific information (passenger & Ro-Ro)
  • 12.30 - 13.30 lunch
  • 13.30 - 15.30 ship specific information (tankers – CDI/SIRE inspections)
  • 15.30 - 16.00 coffee break
  • 16.00 - 17.00 free debate/Q&A
  • 17.00 - 17.30 debriefing – certificates of attendance - end of course
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