This course is intended for deck officers, who wish to enhance their knowledge in the handling and care of cargo. It covers goods in package form and dry cargoes in bulk including dangerous substances and related cargo handling gear and equipment. Subjects such as, loading and discharging, stowage, segregation, ventilation and general safety precautions are covered. This five (5) days training course is supported by a competent and experienced training staff and best facilities is open to those being trained to serve as masters and deck officers on ships engaged on near-coastal voyages or those on internal waters.