Legal basis

In the chapters of the Codex with title VI, work equipment directive, you will find the transposition of a social european directive, together with the directives of the ARAB, which require that persons who have tasks related to the loading and unloading of goods are trained, according to the requirements of the use of a tugmaster, for their responsibilities and tasks.

Target group

Employees of manufacturers, shipping, freight forwarding, stevedoring, transport, storage and distribution companies.


Use and application of the national and international regulations for the use of tugmasters as well as the obligations of employer and employee, in accordance with the CODEX and the ARAB.

Depending on the customer's wishes, the following topics are covered to a greater or lesser extent:

  • Introduction
  • Regulations
  • Construction of a Tugmaster
  • Stability
  • How to work with the Tugmaster
  • Safety regulations
  • Known situations
  • Checklists


If desired, the course can be concluded with a test.

Participants receive a certificate of participation or a certificate showing that the exam was passed.