With the emerging regulation of Marpol Annex VI, which is already in force, VEC forms a very important part of regulation 15. Initiatives taken by individual countries, particularly between EU nations and USCG , makes imperative the scope of VEC systems as far as shipboard operation are concerned, both from mandatory aspect as well as record keeping and inspections.. It is required that those involved in operation are trained as per USCG Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Hence the scope of the course has been designed to fundamentally meet operational and mandatory requirements of Vapour Emission Control Systems.


To enable the participants to :
  • Understand the causes of evolution of volatile organic compound in liquid petroleum product.
  • Understanding the chemistry of volatile organic compound.
  • The environmental implication of evolution of VOC.
  • Understanding of IMO resolution on vapor emission control systems.
  • Present day status of EU and USCG regulations with respect to VEC operation.
  • Preparing ship for vetting and port state control inspection with respect to VEC operation.
  • Ship to shore checklist and vapour balancing during cargo operations.
  • Brief understanding of vapour recovery and destruction system.
  • Ship board vapour recovery system and dual combustion engines.
  • Synopsis of DO’s and DON’T’S with respect to shipboard implementation of VEC.


Duration: 1 day

Eligibility: Masters, Chief Engineers and Senior Officers.

No. of Participants: 10

Course Facilitators: Experienced Masters and Chief Engineers.

Course Venue: Oceans XV Nautical Services Pvt. Ltd.
F-209, Lado Sarai
New Delhi - 110030

Tel. No.: +(91)-(11)-46035710