Introduction to Tanker Operations
20+ Years of Experience
What you'll get out of this course
Move forward in your career and gain a competitive edge with a solid foundation and understanding of tanker operations.
Knowing the right procedures - for example, better storage of oil tanks and other onboard resources - will ensure compliance with national regulation, help you minimize risks and ensure everyone on board is safe.
Understanding the fundamentals of tanker operations will help you plan your voyages more efficiently. You will also know what critical questions to ask so you can fine tune contracts and communicate effectively with all stakeholders.
Experience overall gains in tanker performance due to improved communication between team members. This will you to make smarter and more informed decisions about investments in oil, gas, and fuel resources.
Key Learning Objectives
Review of the various types of tankers
Understand Vessel operations and how they relate to laytime
Explore cargo handling issues
Establish importance of load / discharge port rotation
Understand Vessel and terminal safety procedures
Discuss the various servants of Owners
Learn the importance of vetting, classification societies and flag states
Learn cargo measurements methodology and pitfalls
Understand Worldscale and voyage costing
Full Course Curriculum
My expertise results from a unique range of experiences including: operating as in-house demurrage consultant to both BP Shipping in Chicago and STUSCO in Houston, operating as account manager for numerous cornerstone clients, and continuously developing and presenting management-level training worldwide. In 2012, I was hired by Shell to help manage their Demurrage Americas department and have further increased my global awareness by working across their STUSCO, SASCO, Shell West and STR offices.
I look forward to sharing my extensive knowledge with you on this topic so you can do your job with less stress and become an asset to your team and organization.
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