Barge & Vessel Stability

Place
Your Company Premises
Site visit
Dates
In-house Available
Who should attend?
  • Marine Warranty Surveyors
  • Construction and Installation Managers
  • Vessel design engineers
  • Naval architects
  • Heavy lift vessel managers
  • Barge & vessel masters
  • Heavy lift supervisors and specialists
  • Offshore superintendents

From

  • Maritime transport and logistics companies
  • Heavy lifting companies
  • Heavy lifting components manufacturers
  • Project cargo companies
  • Offshore oil & gas and renewables
  • Freight consultancies and technical authorities
  • Crane & Transport Contractors

Summary

Heavy transportation and lifting depends on a variety of specialized equipment and highly qualified people. This course will focus on the importance of stability in particular and give you a better understanding of trim and stability booklets. You will leave with a thorough grasp of this concept and all the factors influencing it. Most importantly, you will be able to improve your decision making and planning, thereby improving efficiency and safety.

Learning Objectives

  • How to calculate the centre of gravity of an object? What will happen with the C.o.G. when you add another mass to it or shift a mass within it?
  • What are environmental conditions, how do they affect our work and how to deal with them?
  • Understand how to calculate the stability of a barge or vessel and how much a barge will list when you add or shift a cargo on a barge or vessel.
  • Learn about the stability of a load and how to organise a lift
  • Why trim and stability booklets are important, but often overlooked
  • How to design a lift plan and deliver projects on time and within budget
  • Not all cranes are suitable. Learn about the differences and understand how to access and deal with these differences
  • Gain a better understanding of trim and stability booklets

Key Topics

  • Environmental conditions
  • Naval architecture
  • Forces, Masses and Centre of Gravity
  • Rules and regulations
  • Trim and stability booklets
  • Calculation exercises

Programme

Over 10 hours of interactive learning

Case studies, calculations & lessons learned

5 hours of networking with industry peers

Training materials will be provided in printed and digital format

All delegates will receive printed and LinkedIn certificates

Evening drinks reception


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Trainers

Rob Hoekstra

Founder

SEACAMEL Maritime Engineering

Rob Hoekstra is the founder of SEACAMEL Maritime Engineering a company providing services and training forthe maritime industries since 2009. He has wide experience with other fortune companies such as Dockwise, Boskalis, Subsea 7, “Heerema Fabrication Group Engineering”, Mammoet, ALE Heavy Lifting, etc. Heavy lifting and transportation, maritime, offshore and insurance industries are fields that he's specialized in. With over 25 years of industrial experience, many organizations have benefited from Rob Hoekstra, such as: salvage companies, companies involved in design, offshore installation, construction and operation of ships, barges and offshore structures, cargo owners, warranty surveyors and legal firms.

Rob Hoekstra

Founder

SEACAMEL Maritime Engineering

Rob Hoekstra is the founder of SEACAMEL Maritime Engineering a company providing services and training forthe maritime industries since 2009. He has wide experience with other fortune companies such as Dockwise, Boskalis, Subsea 7, “Heerema Fabrication Group Engineering”, Mammoet, ALE Heavy Lifting, etc. Heavy lifting and transportation, maritime, offshore and insurance industries are fields that he's specialized in. With over 25 years of industrial experience, many organizations have benefited from Rob Hoekstra, such as: salvage companies, companies involved in design, offshore installation, construction and operation of ships, barges and offshore structures, cargo owners, warranty surveyors and legal firms.

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Lydia Makori

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