D27 – Dangerous Cargo Handling


D27 – Dangerous Cargo Handling (STCW B- V/b i STCW B-V/c) IMO Model Course 1.10

Scope (Target audience):

This course has been designed to meet  the requirements of STCW95 (Including Amendments) section B-V/b and B-V/c based on IMDG code and IMO model course 1.10

The course is intended for all shipboard personnel responsible for cargo handling aboard ships.



Course content :

Upon completion the candidate will be able to understand the important physical characteristic and chemical properties of dangerous and hazardous substances, understanding classification of dangerous and hazardous substances and materials possessing chemical hazards including IMDG code and hazards associated with each class
IMDG Code (International Maritime Dangerous Goods) is a set of rules and regulations that have set an industry standard for safely practicing the movement of Dangerous Cargo through international territories.

  • Background and general introduction
  • Developments of conventions
  • Conventions
  • IMO and dangerous goods
  • IMDG code
  • Classification : physics and chemistry
  • Classification : UN system and how is used by IMO
  • Classification : IMDG classes
  • Packing and tank requirements
  • Construction and testing of packaging, IBCs and portable tanks
  • Consignment procedures
  • Limited quantities : rules
  • Transport of dangerous goods
  • IMDG Code supplement
  • Safe transport and stowage of dangerous cargo in port areas
  • Future updating
  • Final review


Duration: 3 day


Course requirements: 

Personal identity card or passport
1 personal picture

After successful completion of the course and exam in Port Authority, the candidates will receive the D27 – Dangerous cargo handling by the Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure of the Republic of Croatia.

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