Stability and Ballast Control Training Course

Stability and Ballast Control Training Course

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Course Overview:

The “Stability and Ballast Control for Mobile Offshore Drilling Units” Course is a prerequisite for a Offshore Installation Manager, Barge Supervisor, or Ballast Control Operator license for personnel working on Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODU). This course will teach stability principles of both Jack-up type Units and Semi-submersible Mobile Offshore Drilling Units to personnel serving aboard these type vessels. This course is as per IMO Resolution A.1079(28) adopted on 4th Dec 2013

Course Duration:                   5 days

Certificate Validity:               Lifetime

Topics Covered:

Initial Stability Theory 
Calculations of Moments & Centers of Gravity
Introduction to Load Form
Draft, List, & Trim
Free Surface Effect 
Semi-submersible Operations Manual
Introductory Overview (Deep Driller)
Deep Driller – Hydrostatic Tables, Tank Tables, Piping Systems & Mooring
Effect of Weight, Ballast, & Free Surface on Stability 
Operating Procedures
Effects of trim and stability of MOUs
Effect of loading supplies and ballasting
Storm Survival Preparations – Coastal Driller 
Storm Survival Preparations – Deep Driller
Damage Stability & Damage Control – Coastal Driller
Damage Stability & Damage Control – Deep Driller 
Worst Case Scenarios

Customer Reviews

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N. Rough

Capt Murthi is an excellent instructor, he put me completely at during lessons, I would highly recommend him, enjoyed the course.