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Jetty Operators (Petrochemical)

About this course

This course covers material of practical value to jetty operational staff. It focuses on the working relationship between ship and terminal staff and highlights the characteristics of tanker cargoes and the concerns of tanker staff whilst alongside.

Course content includes:

  • Jetty equipment
  • Tanker design
  • Pre arrival information
  • Berthing operations
  • Ship shore safety checklist
  • The discharge operation
  • Safe operating practice
  • Ship security
  • Emergency response
  • Pollution prevention 

The course is run on demand and requires a minimum of five students.

Course delivery location

From 1 June 2019, this course will be delivered from our new maritime simulation centre at Solent University's main East Park Terrace campus in Southampton city centre. Please check your joining instructions for further information.

How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.

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