LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS TANKER (LNG) CARGO AND BALLAST HANDLING SIMULATOR — IMO MODEL COURSE 1.36
|D O W N L O A D|
The present training course is specifically recommended to the ratings and officers who are intending to serve on the tankers carrying LNG, i.e. liquefied natural gases and are a part of the requirements imposed by the STCW Convention. The subject professionals are expected shall be in possession of the operational experience of working on board such vessels. Alternatively, they may complete the specialized training.
The content of this course is made of the series of carefully selected exercises that have been duly structured to cover the operational issues related to the shipboard ballast and cargo systems. It starts with the brief yet informative familiarization section where the types of simulation and containment systems are covered. The ballasting and de-ballasting operations are covered in the next section, followed by the one providing the overview of the operation sequences.
The fourth section is devoted to the pre-departure operations including the gas-freeing and tank stripping, while the closing section of the course addresses the procedures to be followed in the emergency cases, as well as the shutdown systems, operation of the emergency cargo valves etc.
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