Dangerous, Hazardous & Harmful Cargoes (DHHC/HAZMAT)

Cargo Handling & Care of Cargo (CHCC)

  • STCW MARINA Accredited
  • IMO Model Course 1.10
  • 31.25 HOURS

Scope: This course aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements of Section A-II/2 of the STCW Code and follows the guidance contained in Section B-V/5 of the Code and is patterned after the IMO Model Course 1.10.

Objective: A trainee will be able to take part in the preparation and implementation of the safe carriage of Dangerous Goods and Marine Pollutants by sea, understand the legal implications of, and correctly apply or verify compliance with the detailed instructions including safe packing, handling, stowage and segregation of dangerous, hazardous and harmful cargoes, and the precautions necessary in relation to other cargoes as set out in the International Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG) Code and its Supplement, IMO/ILO/UN ECE Guidelines for the Packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTUs), Recommendations on the Safe Transport of Dangerous Cargoes and Related Activities in Port Areas, And as far as they affect the transport of dangerous goods, the: Code of Safe Practice for Cargo Stowage and Securing; Recommendations on the Safe Use of Pesticides in Ships and; International Convention for Safe Containers, 1972 (CSC).