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LNG Bunkering - Respond Level Training Course

Introduction

Increasing numbers of ships are now using LNG as a bunker fuel in order to meet the low sulphur targets required by MARPOL Annex VI. Those involved in the bunkering process will need specialised training to ensure trouble free bunkering procedures.

In addition, other personnel on board or in ports where such bunkering operations take place will also need to understand the hazards associated with LNG bunkering and training in how to respond to emergency situations. The Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) has defined this category as a Respond Level and this course is based on the SGMF Competency and Assessment Guidelines.

The aims of this training package are to ensure that the user is trained within the SGMF Guidelines and to provide a record of this training. The course can be used on board ship or ashore and is designed for individual self-study.

Who the course is designed for

All personnel travelling on or visiting ships while LNG bunkering takes place, together with port or terminal staff

Course pre-requisites

There are no specific course pre-requisites.

Main Topics

  • LNG bunkering procedures
  • The hazards associated with LNG
  • LNG fire fighting procedures
  • Emergency procedures so that the risks to individuals and ships can be reduced

Assessments

There is a multi-choice on-screen final test to complete at the end of the course

Mode of delivery

The course is delivered using Computer-Based Training.The program contains (optional) text with English language voiceover, still photographs, video clips and animations.

Projects

If the user intends to gain certification for the course, they must complete five projects and tests and submit them for external assessment.

Certification/approvals

A candidate who would like to gain a certificate must first enrol with Videotel. The candidate will need to submit all the necessary documentation and meet the minimum criteria in assessment.

Make sure that you contact Videotel at the outset to find out the enrolment and certification process by e-mail to courses@videotel.com

For an up-to-date list of Flag State approvals, please refer to Videotel website at www.videotel.com