Tug Handling

Short course

The Tug Handling course envelops different elements, which all strive to enhance the level of professional education of the tug master and crew with regard to ship handling, safety and regulatory issues. This specific training course has been developed and delivered in order to increase competency and safety on board towing vessels.

  • Gain experience in simulator exercises and roleplays.
  • Get up-to-date about safety on board towing vessels. 
  • Increase your competency to meet industry standards.

Overview

Location

  • Terschelling

Language

  • English

Standard duration

5 days

After this course

Course duration and dates

The duration of the course is 5 days. The course takes place from Monday 8.30am until Friday 11.30am. In consultation, we can customise the course to specific needs.

The course is on request. The exact course schedule will be determined after application.

Entry requirements

The course will be offered to active tug masters and officers and other personnel who can be involved in towing operations on board or ashore.

Practical learning

Course fee

This is a customised course and, as such, the fee is on request.

Course contents

This course includes different elements, which all strive to enhance the level of professional education of the tug master and crew with regard to ship handling, safety and regulatory issues. This specific training course has been developed in order to increase competency and safety on board towing vessels.

Course contents

This is a practical hands-on course in which theoretical lectures about towing operations form the foundation. This is complemented by various recorded and filmed reports about accidents and their aftermath, together with group works, discussions and interaction among the participants. Several simulated situations are role played by the participants. Discussions and debriefs are essential parts of the course.

Practical content

During the Tug Handling course, you will work on your practical skills using the simulator and performing in role plays. It is our belief that further competence is required in order to meet industry standards. This specific training course has been developed and delivered in order to increase competency and safety on board towing vessels.

Certification

Upon successful completion of the course, a certificate will be issued by MIWB.

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Register

For registration please fill out the course registration sheet. After registration we will provide you with further detailed information. Each course has a limited number of places available. If the course is fully booked, we will put you on a waiting list in case there is a cancellation.

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