|Advanced Training For Gas Tanker Cargo Operations (GASCO) [D. G. Approved]
Officers holding any CoC.
Holds a CoP for Basic training for Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations
Course Duration: 10 Days
This course provides training for masters, chief engineers, chief officers, 2nd engineers and any person with immediate responsibility for the loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of gas cargoes.
It comprises a specialized training programme appropriate to their duties, including gas tanker safety, fire safety measures and systems, pollution prevention, operational practice and obligations under applicable laws and regulations.
The course takes full account of Section A-V/1, Table A-V/1-2-2 of the STCW Code adopted by the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers 1978, as amended in 2010.
Contents of the course
In addition to the above contents of the course the participant will carry out exercises for cargo operations on a full mission Liquid Cargo Handling Simulator, as below:-
Physical and Chemical Properties
Hazards of Gas Cargoes
Occupational Health and Safety Precautions
Cargo containment systems
Cargo handling systems
Cargo Operations and monitoring
MARPOL and Pollution prevention
- Controlling and monitoring of Inerting, Gassing up and Cooldown of cargo tanks.
- Controlling and monitoring of loading, unloading and cooling operation of LPG Cargoes.
- Principles and operation of Reliquefaction plant.
|Please find below the list of documents required to get on the first day of the classroom course.
2 passport size photographs
Copies of Passport, CDC, COC, INDOS
Copies of MFA and AFF Certificate