Regulations, Surveys and Inspections
To provide and empower ship managers / owners / terminal operators and all those involved in the vetting process with a greater knowledge and additional skill sets to make properly informed decisions applicable to vessel vetting.
General knowledge about shipping industry and processes on board
Who should attend:
Duration: 2 days
In less than two decades the vessel vetting process has completely changed the oil shipping market. Almost all trading operators around the world have adopted vetting as a pre-selection process for vessels offered for chartering by measuring their compliance with Minimum Marine Safety Criteria.
Moreover, the process is still developing: from oil, gas and chemical vessels to dry bulk carriers, from onboard physical inspections to comprehensive ship operators Safety Management System assessment via TMSA audits.
Understanding the various aspects of the vetting process is of paramount importance for all vessel operators to turn current constraints into business opportunities.
Following a description of the fundamental concepts and terms applicable in maritime risk management pertaining to Vessel Vetting, the process itself is presented under different perspectives for a full comprehension of its objectives and how to achieve them.
Vetting inspections, PSC and TMSA are analysed to give the key players, both onboard and ashore, the tools to prepare and proactively respond to the various issues related to vetting controls.
The course focuses on:
- International Regulatory and Non-regulatory Requirements
- History & Statistics of Ship Vetting
- Reducing Risk in Ship Vetting
- Vessel Screening
- Vetting Inspection – 4 step approach
- PSC and Third Party Vetting Programs