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Barge Supervisor Course


Please, make Your payment for the reservation of the course not later than 2 banking days before the start of the course

  Date Time Cost  
On request 09:00 to 17:00 USD  * Book online
* Payment in UAH equivalent, according to the commercial exchange rate on the payment date


This course "Barge Supervisor Course"
is certified by Nautical Institute.

Barge Supervisor Course meets all requirements listed under the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Resolution A.1079(28), and STCW Convention Regulations I/10 & I/02.
Upon successful completion of this course the candidate will receive 2 certificates:
Barge Supervisor (BS)
Comprehensive Stability (OIM, BS, BCO)


Personnel with no formal stability qualifications who intend to become a Barge Supervisor, to undertake responsibility for Barge Supervisor or to promote to Offshore Installation Manager. This course is recommended to Training Personnel on Mobile Offshore Units [MOU]. This course is also suitable for all MOU personnel involved in stability calculations, including self-elevating platforms (Jack-Ups).

Reference material:

Barge Supervisor Course book provided during training.
Video presentation – related to each chapter


  • Terminology associated to ships’ stability
  • States of equilibrium
  • Initial stability
  • Longitudinal and transverse stability
  • Hydrostatic parameters
  • List and trim
  • Damaged stability
  • Loading weights and mooring system effects
  • Motions in a seaway and ballast control
  • Operating procedures and reports.
  • Blackout situations
  • Movements of onboard cargo
  • Collision regulations
  • Loss of watertight integrity
  • Various equipment and systems’ failure
  • Severe weather


8 days course – 60 hours – One instructor


Maximum number of students is eight (8)


The course will be conducted in English.