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

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

Target Audience

The course is aimed at Masters, Engineering Officers and all personnel who have an immediate responsibility (a person being in a decision making capacity with respect to the handling of fuels subject to the IGF Code) for the  care and use of fuel and fuel systems on vessels associated with the IGF Code. 

This course complies with the Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB) requirements and SGMF guidance.

Course Content

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

  • Understand the care of, storage and handling of LNG as a Fuel
  • Understand the effects of Cryogenic substances on the vessel and equipment 
  • Safe operation when handling, transferring or bunkering LNG
  • Identify the Custody Transfer document
  • Interaction with bunker vessels or trucks
  • Identify the process of bunkering LNG and the Person In Charge (PIC or POAC) 
  • Deal with various emergencies
  • Protect and prevent hazards
  • Environmental aspects of LNG
Entry Standards

Completion of a Basic IGF Code course under STCW. Minimum of one month approved sea service on vessels subject to the IGF Code, *minimum of three bunkering operations of fuels covered by the IGF Code.

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 Regulation V/3.8 and Table A-V/3-2. Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF)

Course Duration

3 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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