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BASIC TRAINING FOR SERVICE ON SHIPS SUBJECT TO THE IGF CODE (STCW)

BASIC TRAINING FOR SERVICE ON SHIPS SUBJECT TO THE IGF CODE (STCW)

Target Audience

This course provides a basic training for seafarers responsible for designated safety duties associated with the care, use emergency response to the LNG and other low flashpoint fuels onboard ships subject to the IGF Code.

This course is mandatory for all seafarers with designated safety duties associated with the care and use of fuel and fuel systems on vessels associated with the IGF Code.  

Course Content

Successful completion of this course, delegates will be able enable to:

  • Contribute to the safe operation of a ship subject to the IGF Code
  • Take precautions to prevent hazards on a ship subject to the IGF Code
  • Apply occupational health and safety precautions and measures
  • Respond to Emergencies
  • Take precautions to prevent pollution of the environment from the release of fuels found on ships subject to the IGF Code
Entry Standards

All relevant crew on vessels covered by the IGF Code as above. Completion of a Tanker Fire Fighting Course (as per administration issuing certification). No prior special sea service is required. Seafarers already holding the Basic Gas Tanker Operations certificate are exempted attending this course.

Facilities

Classroom, Videos, Gas Bunkering Simulator – G-Sim DNV approved Class A Liquid Cargo Handling Simulator (Pressurized Type-Cand Membrane models)  

Teaching Method

Classroom lecture, videos, various examples, simulated bunkering exercises 

Guidelines

STCW A-V/3-1. Information published by the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF)

Course Duration

2 days (May differ depending on administrations).

Assessment

Knowledge and practical assessments.

Certification

Attendance certificate leading to STCW certification.

Venue

This course is regularly offered by our MTCs, and may be available online, please contact your regional Maritime Training Centre (MTC) or for BSM employees kindly contact your local Crew Service Centre (CSC) for the next available course

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