This course is arranged as per STCW A-V/3-2 Specification of minimum standard of competence of advanced training for ships subject to the IGF Code (LNG - fuelled enginge installations in ships) and provides LNG related advanced training training for ratings, deck officers and engineer officers.
This course is specifically aimed at Advanced IGF trainees and focuses on ensuring safe and efficient bunkering operations on an LNG fueled vessel. The training replaces two of the three bunkering operations required to obtain an endorsement of the Advanced IGF training certificate (Certificate of Proficiency) by the Estonian Maritime Administration.
Third bunkering (live bunkering) required for obtaining of STCW A-V/3-2 certificate is available, subject of separate agreement.
LNG Bunkering & Fuel Gas Handling simulator is used for simulator training.
The following competences shall be covered on advanced level:
Familiarity with physical and chemical properties of fuels aboard ships subject to the IGF CodeFamiliarity with physical and chemical properties of fuels aboard ships subject to the IGF Code
Operate controls of fuel related to propulsion plant and engineering systems and services and safety devices on ships subject to the IGF Code
Ability to safely perform and monitor all operations related to the fuels used on board 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 from 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
Knowledge of the prevention, control and fire fighting and extinguishing systems on board ships subject to the IGF Code
Simulator: UNIEST Low Speed Engine Room W-Xpert RT-flex50DF and Diesel Electric Dual Fuel LNG DE3D Engine Room Simulator. Bunkering Shore to Ship, Truck to Ship and Ship to Ship.
IMPORTANT: those successfully complete the training course shall be awarded CERTIFICATE of ADVANCED TRAINING ON SHIPS SUBJECT TO THE IGF CODE including two simulated bunkering on approved simulator as part of the training. In order to obtain CERTIFICATE of PROFICIENCY ON ADVANCEL LEVEL FOR WORKING ON SHIPS SUBJECT TO THE IGF CODE at least one month of approved seagoing service including at least one bunkering operations on board ships subject to the IGF Code shall follow the the training course. For that purpose nwe shall provide appropriate training record book.
Duration of combined basic and advanced course is 5 days.
Accommodation: if you require so, we shall arrange hotel for you. The hotel is high quality 3 star SPA hotel. Hotel fee is 45 EUR per night single room, breakfast included. Transfer to training centre and back to hotel is complimentary.
Approval: Course is approved by Estonian Maritime Administration