This training aims all personnel that has to lead other co-workers of a team port-workers.

The candidates are being selected out of a group of experienced port workers and have to specialize in the processes that lie behind the processes concerning the loading and un-loading of vessels. They have to be able to make calculations, to know the concerning legislation, to study profoundly the acting forces on a load, to read and interpret a cargo load-plan and to write reports. More over they have to prioritize the safety of the team and will be thought how to communicate the different aspects of safety.


  • Mathematics
  • Trigonometry
  • Hoisting materials
  • Drawing force vectors
  • Reading ship stowage plans
  • Writing reports
  • Communication of safety issues

Target audience

The candidates need to have sufficient experience as a port worker to perform all duties perfectly.

They need to possess the required authority to lead a group of colleagues.

Their attitude has to be especially group and safety driven.

Practical information

  • The training will last between 10 and 30 days, depending on the level of the candidates and the needed performance.
  • The traininig wil be executed at the customer’s facilities.

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