TMSA Awareness



OCIMF introduced in 2004 the TMSA programme – Tanker Management & Self-Assessment, in an effort to make the operators show stronger commitment to safety and environmental protection. TMSA provides tanker companies with a means to improve and measure their safety management systems. In 2017, OCIMF released TMSA 3, the third edition of TMSA, with the relevant revised Key Performance Indicators and the revised best practices guidance.

The purpose of this guide create awareness about the 13 key elements of OCIMF’s Tanker Management & Self-Assessment, in order to assist tanker operators to achieve compliance with TMSA 3.

Course Content

  • Element 1: Leadership and Safe Management System
  • Element 2: Recruitment and Management of Shore-Based Personnel
  • Element 3: Recruitment and Management of Vessel Personnel
  • Element 4: Reliability and Maintenance Standards Which Also Includes Critical Targets
  • Element 5: Navigational Safety
  • Element 6: Cargo, Ballast, Tank Cleaning , Bunkering, Mooring and Anchoring Operations
  • Element 7: Management of Change
  • Element 8: Incident Reporting, Investigation and Analysis
  • Element 9: Safety Management – Shore Based Monitoring / Shipboard Monitoring
  • Element 10: Environmental and Energy Management
  • Element 11: Emergency Preparedness and Contingency Planning
  • Element 12: Measurement, Analysis and Improvement – Practical implementation issues for each element
  • Element 13: Marine Security

Course Duration

Depending on the participants’ background and knowledge of the subject. Average time is 2 hours for CBT module and practical exercise.

Course Requirement

On the 10th of April 2017, OCIMF (The Oil Companies International Marine Forum) released TMSA 3, the latest edition of the Tanker Management and Self-Assessment (TMSA) programme providing Tanker companies with a means to improve and measure their safety management systems.TMSA 3 revised and updated all twelve of the existing elements from the previous two editions and introduced a thirteenth – ‘Maritime Security.’

The TMSA programme and report is fully integrated within OCIMF’s Ship Inspection Report Programme (SIRE), providing a single area to maintain all data related to a vessel’s technical operator, including; Ship Inspections, Vessel Particulars Questionnaire (VPQ), Crew Reports and Incidents.

  • Company Specific Requirements
  • ISM
  • TMSA

This course is based on the guidelines given in TMSA Guidelines

Additional information

Ship Type

Chemical Tanker, Gas Tanker, LNG, Oil Tanker

Target Group

Deck Management, Deck Operational, Engine Management, Engine Operational, Shorebased Personnel




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