Vetting Inspections as per SIRE 2.0 | Marine training course

Learn how to prepare your vessel for a vetting inspection


In January 2024, OCIMF started phase 3 of the SIRE 2.0, the most fundamental revision to their tanker vetting programme. The new vessel inspection system is designed to deliver a more accurate report on a vessel’s quality and its crew, highlighting potential future performance. 

SIRE 2.0 introduces a new risk-based vessel inspection questionnaire that encompasses four main areas:

Furthermore, the system places greater consideration on human factors, including a thorough evaluation of the shipboard staff’s performance.

By enrolling in this course, you will gain deeper insights and additional skills necessary to make well-informed decisions applicable to vessel vetting inspections for Oil Majors, in line with OCIMF procedures.

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Online course

Duration: 2 days 

Price: EUR 600 (plus VAT, if applicable)

Physical classroom at Greece's facilities

Duration: 2 days

Price: EUR 650 (plus VAT, if applicable)

The course aims to provide detailed insights into the SIRE 2.0 Programme and Inspection; the participants will be able to familiarize with the expectations of the 12 chapters of SIRE 2.0 and with the new Compiled Vessel Inspection Questionnaire (CVIQ). It also aims to explain how the Vessels can be efficiently prepared for vetting inspections and be able to demonstrate a strong and ongoing commitment to HSQE excellence.

- Overview on Vetting Inspection system
- International Regulatory and Non-regulatory Requirements
- Vessel Screening
- Arrangement & Preparation, Onboard Inspection
- Deficiencies and Findings
- Investigation of the observations and Root Cause Analysis
- The SIRE 2.0 Programme
- Vetting Inspections (four steps)
- PSC and Third Party Vetting Programs
- TMSA & Human Factor
- Maritime shore personnel of tanker managing companies
- Especially personnel of Vetting Department
- Masters and crew on board tanker vessel
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