This training aims all personel that has to lead other co-workers of a team portworkers. The candidates are selected out of a group of experienced port workers and have to specialize in the processes that lay behind the processes concerning the loading and un-loading of vessels. They have to be able to make calculations, to know the concerning legislation, to study profoundly the acting forces on a load, to read and interpret a cargo load-plan and to write reports. More over they have to priorize the safety of the team and will be thought how to communicate the different aspects of safety.

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  • Mathematics
  • Trigonometry
  • Hoisting materials
  • Drawing force vectors
  • Reading ship stowage plans
  • Writing reports
  • Communication of safety issues

Course member conditions:
The candidates need to have sufficient experience as a port worker to perform all duties perfectly. They need to possess the needed maturity to lead a group of colleagues. Their attitude has to be especially group and safety driven.

Practical information:

  • The training will last between 10 and 30 days, depending on the level of the candidates and the needed performance.
  • The traininig wil be executed at the customer's facilities.