The overall aim is to provide seafarers with the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to carry out safe and effective operation of ships powered by fuels covered within the IGF Code.
This is a five-day MCA Approved course that provides seafarers with the education and training required to carry out shipboard operations on vessels using fuels as covered within the IGF Code.
On completion of the course the learner will
- understand the chemical and physical properties of fuels covered within the IGF Code and control measures associated with their use as a fuel
- be able to safely manage the fuel processes and practices on vessels using fuels covered within the IGF Code
- be able to safely manage the fuel systems in compliance with legislative requirements
- be able to manage health, safety, emergency response and environmental precautions in working on vessels using fuels covered within the IGF Code
Those undertaking the course should be STCW management level certificated officers or pre-qualified through basic gas tanker safety endorsement/certification. Please note that seafarers with existing advanced level gas tanker endorsement/ certification are not required to undertake this training.