LNG Carrier Standard Training Course - Operational Level - Class Approved
|Course requirement||STCW recommended|
|Duration in hours||40|
This training is taking into consideration not only the STCW guidelines and recommendation, but as well, industry guidelines, issued by organizations such as OCIMF and SIGTTO. In addition, course includes an explanation on fundamental knowledge of LNG, LNG carrier structure and operational skill of related equipment, as well as practical training in cargo handling using the LNG simulator.
This course is Bureau Veritas class approved.
This training course is designed for masters, chief engineers, officers and any person with immediate responsibility for the loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo. It comprises a specialized training programme to their duties, including gas tanker safety, fire safety measures and systems, pollution prevention, operational practice and obligations under applicable laws and regulations. Training should be, later on, supplemented by practical on board instructions and training.
Those trainees successfully completing the course should be able to take immediate responsibility for the loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo on liquefied gas tankers.
- Completed a shore-based fire-fighting course
- At least three months of approved seagoing service on tankers in order to acquire adequate knowledge of safe operational practices; or
- An approved tanker familiarization course covering the syllabus given for that course
- Be in possession of a valid COC (minimum Officer in charge of an navigational watch or Officer in charge of an engineering watch)
- LNG ship industry
- Chemistry and physics of liquefied gas, thermodynamics
- Property of LNG
- LNG fire and health issues, spills and hazards
- IGC Code
- Piping system and valves
- Voyage cycle, purging/drying/inerting
- Inert gas and N2 purging systems
- Gassing up
- Containment systems
- Cool down operation, vapour management and HD
- Terminal pre-loading checks
- Level gauging & CTMS