All lifting operations course and assessment now available in Varna, Bulgaria.

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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 (Barge Master) Course"
is certified by Nautical Institute.


For personnel who intend to become a Barge Supervisor (Barge Master), to undertake responsibility for Barge Supervisor (Barge Master) on Mobile Offshore Units (MOU).

Reference material:

Barge Supervisor (Barge Master) 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


3 days course – 22,5 hours – One instructor


Valid Mobile Offshore Units (MOU) Stability Certificate;
Valid STCW certificate of competency as Master, Chief Mate or Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch;
Valid basic STCW certificates or BOSIET;
Valid Medical Examination


Maximum number of students is eight (8)


The course will be conducted in English.