Safety Management - Chapter 5 of VIQ

Karco 1 hour and 40 minutes

Ship Inspection Report Programme (SIRE) is a standard assessment used by tanker owners and operators in order to identify any operational deficiencies in their fleet or their ship. VIQ – Vessel Inspection Questionnaire is a document within the SIRE, which offers and ensures ships' safety by means of additional safety precautions to all tankers. Chapter 5 of the VIQ covers safety management. In this course, we will discuss this chapter and common observations that are found by vetting inspectors with regards to safety management.

Upon completion of this course, the candidate will understand the items covered under Safety Management chapter 5 of the VIQ and how to prepare and avoid common observations.

The learning objectives of this course will include;
- Introduction to SIRE and the VIQ system.
- Understanding the preparations for a VIQ inspection.
- Knowledge of the most common observations with regards to safety management.
- Understanding how to avoid such observations by the vetting inspectors.

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KARCO are Pioneers in 3D animated marine safety videos through which they offer a unique and effective learning system to already over 250 companies worldwide. The Karco courses are developed in response to the real-time needs of our customers globally. The content for all the videos is being provided by clients operating hundreds of vessels, with decades of experience behind them. This ensures that the content reflects true operational and shipboard requirements.

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  2. Price: Free
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 1 hour and 40 minutes
  5. Intended for: This course is intended for seafarers regardless of rank working onboard tankers and for SIRE Inspectors.
  6. Reference: OCIMF, SIRE - Vessel Inspection Questionnaire