ADVANCED GAS TANKER TRAINING — STUDENT HANDOUT
|Publisher||BIBBY Ship Management|
|D O W N L O A D|
The present introductory course was developed with the intention of the authors to provide the newcomers with the essential information and guidance on the gas tankers. It starts with the general information about the chemical and physical characteristics of the different gases, as well as the hazards associated with their marine transportation.
There is a separate section in the volume devoted to the safety consideration, deservedly considered to be of the utmost importance and therefore must-read to every single crew member. The cargo and gas detection tools have been discussed, as well, together with the cargo calculations.
The readers will get to know about the basic cargo operations that usually take place on board gas tankers. Moreover, they will also get the information about the documentation accompanying every single operation, since they are expected to know and understand the workflow.
We know that the transportation of the liquid cargo may have detrimental effect on the ship stability and trim due to the free surface etc. that is why there is a chapter on this. In addition, the emergency procedures have been explained in detail, including the operation of the shipboard fixed fire extinguishing system.
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