LNG Course (in English)

 

Basic LNG training

Basic LNG training is compulsory for sailors responsible for safety of LNG on ships subject to the IGF Code (STCW code table A-V/3-1).

Target group
Seafarers with the task of ensuring safe use of LNG or intervening in the case of incidents. This includes seafarers on ships subject to the IGF Code (International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other low-flashpoint fuels).

Objectives
In the basic training the seafarers will be qualified to:

  • Contributing towards a safe environment on board the ship
  • Taking precautionary measures to avoid risks
  • Applying precautionary measures aimed at health and safety at work
  • Performing fire extinction tasks
  • Reacting to incidents
  • Taking precautionary measures to prevent environmental contamination following release of the fuel.

Duration
2 days inclusive of ½ day firefighting training at Aarhus fire training ground
Number of participants Max 12

Requirements
Participants should have a valid medical certificate for seafarers. The required preliminary training is the basic STCW training.

Accreditation
The basic LNG training fulfils the standard in accordance with the STCW code table A-V/3-1

Advanced LNG training

Advanced LNG training is compulsory for seafarers responsible for designated safety duties associated with the care, use, or in emergency response to the fuels on board ships subject to the IGF Code (STCW code table A-V/3-1)

Target group
Seafarers with responsibility for the management of operations related to the gas plant including bunkering, loading and discharge operations. In addition, seafarers involved with operating machinery or plant using LNG as fuel.

Objectives
In the advanced LNG training the participants will be qualified to:

  • Familiarity with physical and chemical properties of fuels aboard ships subject to the IGF Code.
  • Operate the controls of fuel related to propulsion plant and engineering systems and services and safety devices on ships subject to the IGF Code.
  • Plan and monitor safe bunkering, stowage and securing of the fuel on board ships subject to the IGF Code.
  • Take precautions to prevent pollution of the environment from the release of fuels found on ships subject to the IGF Code.
  • Monitor and control compliance with legislative requirements.
  • Take precautions to prevent hazards.
  • Apply occupational health and safety precautions and measures on board a ship subject to the IGF Code.

Duration
4 days inclusive of ½ day firefighting training at Aarhus fire training ground. Participants already in possession of the Basic LNG training only 2 days.

Number of participants
Max 12

Requirements
Those undertaking the course should be STCW management level certified officers or pre-qualified through basic gas tanker safety endorsements/certifications.

Accreditation
The Advanced LNG training fulfils the standard in accordance with the STCW code table A-V/3-1.

Kongsberg LNG bunker and engine simulator is used during the course. The simulator will enable lifelike practice in engine operations and the bunker operations from the following sources Bunker from shoreside truck, bunker from bunker barge, bunker from shoreside terminal.

Kontakt videncentret

Koordinator for vores videncenter er:

Videncenterleder Trine Schmelling
trs@aams.dk
4083 8913

Videncenter for driftsteknisk ledelse og optimering har følgende adresse:

Aarhus Maskinmesterskole
Inge Lehmanns Gade 10
8000 Aarhus C
videncenter@aams.dk

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