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Starting 26 November 2024

Delivered by digital learning over 16 weeks

Starting 26 November 2024

Delivered by digital learning over 16 weeks

An essential course for students to gain insights and practical skills to manage oil cargo operations

Gain a full understanding of oil carriage and delivery.


If you have questions about this course, get in touch with our Education Consultants by email or call us at +44 (0) 20 8052 2710.

Certificate in Tanker Cargo Operations

Core Modules

  • Module 1  Tanker Theory
  • Module 2  Tank Atmospheres and Inert Gas
  • Module 3  Tank Cleaning Purging and Gas Freeing
  • Module 4  Loading Operations
  • Module 5  On passage to Discharge Port
  • Module 6  Discharge Operation
  • Module 7  Ship to Ship Transfer
  • Module 8  Offshore Operations

What you'll learn

  • Physical and chemical properties of oil
  • Gas evolution
  • Tank cleaning equipment
  • Preparations for loading before arrival at load port
  • Inert gas tests and topping up
  • FFA and SOPEP equipment
  • Regulations – MARPOL Annex 1 for Ship Plans 
  • SBM,  FPSO – Turret type and spread moorings, and more

How you'll learn

Every course is broken down into manageable modules, designed to accelerate your learning process through diverse learning activities:

  • Work through your instructional material online
  • Interact with your peers and learning facilitators through the online forum to discuss subject related issues and to network with your fellow learners
  • Investigate relevant, real-world case studies
  • Apply what you learn each week to ongoing project submissions

Your Digital Badge!

You can now have a digital version of your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Certification!

Powered by Credly, your Lloyd’s Maritime Academy Digital Badge is an online version of your credentials that contains a description of your Award, Demonstrated Skills and what it took to obtain your Certificate qualification.

Also, your Digital Badge allows you to get labor market insights data including job openings, salary ranges and selected top employers, and you can display the badge in your email signature, electronic copies of your resume and on social media sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter!

100% Online

  • Accessible – 24/7 availability from wherever you have an internet connection
  • Flexible – take control of where, when, how and the rate at which you study
  • Professional – industry leading course directors and tutors
  • Quality – study the same course used by corporations for internal training
  • Network – with tutors and like-minded professionals from around the world. Use our online tutorial forum to ask questions and share knowledge
  • Save money – no additional travel or accommodation costs