COMPETENCE RELATED TO THE ON BOARD USE OF LNG AS FUEL
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The crew of any vessel fuelled with the liquid natural gas must be able to timely and properly recognize all possible risks and be aware of all specific points of attention that are associated with LNG; in addition to that, crew members must always be able to operate any system related to this.
Moreover, crew should be able to perform the associated LNG-bunkering operations (shipboard) in a controlled and safe way, recognize potential problems and handle all possible emergency situations relating to liquid natural gas. The present performance standard was developed and published by DNV GL classification society with the aim to describe how well or to what level of detail the crew members should perform their duties and tasks related to LNG.
All applicable performance criteria are aimed at risk reduction and a constant safety awareness is considered a basic condition to work with or near the LNG. The crew members will comply with all relevant national/international/local requirements and regulations, and the ship and shipboard equipment shall be operated in a safe manner without any threat or damage to human life, environment or property. The five sections of the standard provide introduction to the subject, information on the taxonomy, competence table, use of this standard, and list of references.
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