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Ballast Control Operator 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 MYR equivalent, according to the commercial exchange rate on the payment date


This course "Ballast Control Operator Course"
is certified by Nautical Institute.

Ballast Control Operator Course meets all requirements listed under the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Resolution A.1079(28), and STCW Convention Regulations I/10 & I/02.


Course provides comprehensive training for personnel who will be involved in Ballast Control operations. Course will provide an understanding of the response of drill ships, column?stabilized floating units as well as jack?up rigs while afloat, to loading and environmental forces.

Reference material:

Ballast Control Operator 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
  • Loading weights and mooring system effects
  • Motions in a seaway and ballast control
  • Operating procedures and reports.


4 days course – 32 hours – One instructor


Maximum number of students is eight (8)


The course will be conducted in English.