ISGOTT has a long history and is 42 years old. The 1st Edition was published in 1978 with subsequent edition published in 1984,1988, 1996 and 2006. Much has changed in the way tanker operate in the last 14 years and this led to the 6th Edition to be published in June 2020. Effective management of health, safety and environmental protection is critical to the tanker and terminal industry and the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT) has become the standard reference on the safe operation of oil tankers and the terminals they serve.

OCIMF and ICS together with the International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) have worked together over the past two years to revise and update the International Safety Guide for Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT 6).

The 6th edition of the International Safety Guide for Tankers and Terminal was published in June 2020, replacing the 5th edition of 2006 which was released 14 years back and much has changed about the ship/terminal interface concerning HSEQ.

Guidance given in previous editions has been checked to confirm the information is still relevant and accurate. Any amendments, changes or deletions have only enhanced the edition ensuring the health, safety and environmental protection of those who use the guide are kept intact. This course is recommended to train and instruct staff on board and office who are responsible for ensuring implementation of ISGOTT and the ship/shore interface about how to use it and to understand all the questions in the context of the latest 2020 ISGOTT edition.

ISGOTT Sixth Edition continues to provide the best technical guidance on oil tanker and terminal operations. All operators are urged to ensure that the recommendations in this guide are not only read and fully understood but are also followed through their SMSs and procedures.


By attending this course, you will be able to gain the latest information on the new significant reappraised topics in the Sixth Edition:

• Enclosed space entry
• Human factors
• Safety Management Systems (SMSs), permits to work, risk assessment, Lock-out/Tag-out (LO/TO), Stop Work Authority (SWA) and the links to the underlying principles of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code
• Marine terminal administration and the critical importance of the tanker/terminal interface
• Bunkering operations
• Cargo inspectors
• Mooring Equipment Guidelines which has been aligned to OCIMF publications
• Maritime security, International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and Maritime security Best Management Practices (BMP)
• The Ship/Shore Safety and Bunkering Operations Checklists have also been completely revised, reflect changes in the understanding of the impact of human factors, Ship/Shore Interface focusing on communication and information sharing to ensure that responsibilities for the tanker and the terminal are clearly communicated before arrival, as well as when alongside, is central to this objective


The primary purpose of the International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT) is to provide operational advice to assist personnel directly involved in tanker and terminal operations. It makes recommendations for tanker and terminal personnel on the safe carriage and handling of crude oil and petroleum products on tankers and at terminals.

• All Office and Ship Staff involved in Tanker operations
• Operations Managers
• Vice Presidents
• Marine & Technical Superintendents
• Masters
• Chief Officers
• Chief Engineers
• Second Engineers


SGD 1,995 per delegate (Special rate for online training only)
SGD 3,195 per delegate (Original classroom fee)
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