Docker, port worker

Docker, port worker

This course highlights all aspects of all port operational activities, loading and unloading of containers, loading and unloading of general cargo, heavy lifts, how to lash and hoist project cargo, lashing materials and lashing factors, how to work in a safe environment both for the worker as for his team mates, getting around on board of a ship, reading a cargo plan, and so much more.

We aim to give the trainees a professional pride that represents an added value. This added value provides the necessary additional insight in the work at hand.


  • To be able to calculate hoisting factors and use the hoisting equipment in a correct way
  • The use of personal safety equipment
  • What are the different types of cargo and how to handle them
  • To gain insight in the chain of harbor activities
  • How to work in an orderly way
  • How to create a safe working environment
  • How to interpret a cargo plan
  • How to get around on board of a ship
  • International and local crane signals

Target audience

This course is intended for both the beginner as the more experienced port worker or docker.

Minimum age: 18 years.
The candidate has a safety attitude and a developed responsibility.
A good eye-sight, a perfect hearing and medical qualification is required.

Practical information

  • Where: at the client’s company/terminal
  • When: at clients convenience
  • Duration: The duration is determined based on the trainees experience, knowledge and competences
  • Number of trainees: determined in consultation with client

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