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This training is carefully designed to provide participants with an in depth understanding of all aspects of loadout operations. These operations are demanding, complex and inherently dangerous tasks performed in the marine service industry.


Participants to the mastercalss will understand the importance of mooring analysis of the barge, ballasting operations, sizing strandjack system and design of dead-man anchors, strandjack supports, and auxiliary pushing jacks system.  All the technical procedures, including the loadout manual, risk analysis, safety plan, and marine operations procedures will also be included.


This 3 days masterclass covers the full spectrum of issues that relate to barge maneuvers, testing of all systems and loadout operations.

Course Overview


Anchor 1
  • Explore Transporter Loading Calculation

  • Learn About Transporter Stability Calculation

  • Understand Structural Verification of the Jacket and Barge

  • Tackle Tractive Effort Calculation

  • Analyse Mooring Calculation of Barge

  • Manage Barge Stability Calculation

  • Deal With Barge Strength Check

  • Size  Strandjack System And Design Of Dead-Man Anchors, Strandjack Supports, And Auxiliary Pushing Jacks System

  • Assess Barge Ballasting Calculation

  • Identify Trailers and Ballast Pumps Operation

  • Set up Loadout Power Supply

  • Investigate Procedures for Securing Barges to Tugs

  • Handle Safe Ballast Operations

  • Master Anchor Handling

  • Learn About Supplying Of The Loadout Equipment, Including Strandjacks, Ballast Pumps, Generators, Control Panels And Tug Boats

  • Design, Install & Test The Loudout Ballasting Systems

Key Highlights
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From Maritime industry:

  • Field Managers & Superintendents

  • Marine Operations Managers, Marine Superintendents, Marine Supervisors & Marine Engineers

  • Barge Superintendents & Deck Foremen

  • Captains, Masters and Marine Officers

  • Surveyors and Positioning Chiefs

  • HSE Management and Staff

  • Safety Officers

  • Emergency Response Teams & Medics

  • Derrik Crane Operators, Winch Engineers & Supervisors

  • AHTS Deck Leaders and Deck Crew

  • Barge or Rig Winch Operators and Drill Crew


From Oil & Gas industry:

  • Offshore Installation Managers

  • Process Engineers

  • Operations Engineers

  • Development Engineers

  • Engineering & Integration Managers

  • Project Manager

  • Conceptual Design Engineers

  • Naval Architects

  • Construction Manager

  • Lead Engineer

  • Compliance Engineer

Designed For
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Course Leader
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Mike Wall
International Maritime and Offshore Expert

During his career Mike has obtained his First Class marine engineer’s certificate of competency, Class 1 Hong Kong Local Master’s Certificate, a Bachelor of Science in Nautical Studies and Master of Science degree in Shipping and Maritime Studies. Experience has been gained in most areas of shipping with 8 years as a lecturer in Maritime Studies, culminating in 5 years as Senior Lecturer at Warsash College of Maritime Studies, UK and time as a Superintendent with a UK coastal company. Since leaving full time education, Mike has continued to be a visiting lecturer at various establishments and regularly carries out training seminars for
various shipping organisations.

Twenty five years experience has also been gained in hull, machinery and cargo surveying in the USA, New Zealand, Fiji and South East Asia. Most of this was based in Hong Kong, providing a wide range of marine consultancy and surveying services to P&I Clubs, Shipowners, Shipmanagers, Underwriters, Admiralty Lawyers and other Principals. Mike is also a qualified Mediator, being registered both in the UK and Hong Kong.

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Book & Pay Before 29/06/2016
Book & Pay After 29/06/2016
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Pullman Bangkok Hotel G
188 Silom Road, Bangrak
Bangkok 10500, Thailand
Tel:    + 66 (0) 2238 1991
Fax:    + 66 (0) 2238 1995

Register & pay before 29/06/16

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