Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) Course

Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) Course meets all requirements listed under the International Maritime Organization (IMO). Resolution A.1079(28), and STCW Convention Regulations I/10 & I/02.

Courses Duration Participants Language
3 days 8 prs Eng / Ukr
3 days 8 prs Eng / Id
3 days 8 prs English
3 days 8 prs English
3 days 8 prs English
3 days 8 prs English


For personnel who intend to become an Offshore Installation Manager (OIM), to undertake responsibility for Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) on Mobile Offshore Units (MOU).

Reference material:

Offshore Installation Manager (OIM) Course book provided during training.
Video presentation – related to each chapter


  • principal structural members and required periodical inspections; basic knowledge of the effects of welding; effects of corrosion on the structure; 
  • the effect of the mooring system on stability;
  • preloading and leg reaction stresses on self-elevating MOUs; 
  • station-keeping, mooring and dynamic positioning: seabed composition and characteristics; behaviour of mooring systems and force distribution, including the effect of environmental conditions; consequences of failure of the mooring system; anchor placement and recovery, and working with anchor-handling vessels; the principles of the dynamic positioning system, including capabilities and limitations of thrusters, power systems and maximum allowable position offsets; 
  • transit operations: the 1972 Collision Regulations, as amended; navigation and electronic navigational aids appropriate to the type of MOU; towing procedures, including recovery of tow; 
  • emergency procedures and safety equipment: life-saving and firefighting procedures, including drills; maintenance and inspection of life-saving and firefighting appliances in accordance with the regulatory requirements; communication procedures in emergencies; precautions to be taken before the onset of heavy weather; evacuation procedures; crisis management and crowd control; 
  • personnel transfers: precautions to be taken during transfer of personnel; use of the personnel basket; helicopter transfers; vessel transfers; 
  • handling and stowage of supplies, including dangerous goods: safe handling, stowage and care of equipment, supplies and dangerous goods; cranes and lifting equipment and inspections; procedures for loading and discharge of helicopters and supply vessels; 
  • pollution prevention and control: pollution prevention systems and equipment; pollution control procedures; 
  • meteorology: the characteristics of various weather systems; ability to apply available meteorological information to ensure safety of the MOU and, upon request, supply other vessels or aircraft with information; sources of meteorological information; the effects of weather on the environmental limits of the MOU; 
  • safe working practices: occupational safety, health and hygiene; hazardous areas; permits to work; work over water; work in enclosed spaces; personnel training; understanding of organization and communication; understanding and inspection of safety equipment; 
  • regulatory and certification requirements, including an appreciation of international and national regulations and recommendations affecting operations;
  • industrial operations as they relate to maritime safety, including appreciation of the interrelationship between marine operations and specific industrial activities