PK Best Marine Institute | Maritime Academy Coimbatore



This course is open to seafarers who have completed a shore-based advanced fire-fighting training course approved by the Administration, and who have relevant experience appropriate to their duties on oil tankers, as stipulated in STCW and hold a certificate of competency issued under STCW A-II/2 or AIII/2 or higher.

TASCO is a mandatory course for obtaining level - II Oil Tanker Endorsement (Dangerous Cargo Endorsement), which is a requirement under STCW Chapter V/1 for all officers wanting to serve on board specified Tankers (Management level), in addition such personnel must have completed the Tanker Familiarization course and have experience appropriate to their duties on oil tankers with immediate responsibility for the loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of Oil Cargos

  • Duration : 10 days
  • Reference : ENG/EXAM/CIRC-25(1)/2017
  • Training towards : TASCO Certification
  • Certificate of OTFC or CBT course with 2nd Mate COC of foreign going ship/MEO Class-4 or EXN 45 certificate
  • Holder AFF course with 6 months Sea service record on Oil Tanker

  • Passport
  • Photograph 2 No’s
  • CDC (Front page & Stamp pages)
  • CBT or OTFC certificate
  • AFF certificate
  • 2nd Mate COC/MEO class IV or EXN 45 certificate
  • 6 months Sea Service record as Oil tanker.
  • 2 Dose of Vaccination certificate / Result of RTPCR test

TASCO Available Dates