purpose is to enhance the capabilities of shipboard personnel who sail on gas tankers.
It is not the intention of the course to compartmentalize the trainee's way of
thinking in terms of only gas tanker operation. The idea is to make him / her
aware of the specialized operations specific to various types of gas cargoes and
sensitize him/her towards the responsibilities that s/he will face on such tanker
course is for shipboard officers and any other person who have immediate
responsibility for the cargo handling in port and care in transit. By
successfully doing this course, the aforementioned shipboard personnel will
fulfill the mandatory minimum requirements of regulation Section A-V/1-2 paragraph 2, as amended. The
coverage of the course is wide in scope and includes gas tanker safety, fire
safety measures and systems, prevention and control of pollution, operational
practice and obligations under applicable laws and regulations, thereby covering
all training necessary to apply the provisions of Annex I of MARPOL 73/78.
addition, the course covers the managerial aspects on board by including a
section on risk assessment and management, as well as contingency planning that
is in line with the ISM Code and the Ship Management System on board.