Basic Training for Liquid Gas Tanker Cargo Operations

Duration: 2 days

Commonwealth Of Dominica Approved

This course has been designed to meet the requirements of STCW section V/1-2-1 and is based on the guidelines of the IMO Model Course 1.04.
Course aims are to educate seafarers to be able to carry out specific duties during loading, unloading and care in transit or handling of cargo on liquefied gas tankers in order to improve the ship safety and protect the environment at the same time.

Course content :


  • Introduction and course administration
  • Liquefied gas tankers
  • Cargo operations
  • Physical properties of liquefied gases
  • Tanker safety culture and safety management
  • Hazards associated with tanker operations
  • Hazard controls
  • Information on a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  • Function and proper use of gas measuring instruments and similar equipment
  • Proper use of safety equipment and protective devices
  • Safe working practices and procedures
  • First aid with reference to a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)
  • Fire safety and fire – fighting operations Emergency procedures including emergency shutdown
  • Effects of pollution on human and marine life
  • Shipboard procedures to prevent pollution
  • Measures to be taken in the event of spillage
  • Case studies
  • Course review
  • Must Have Completed Tanker Fire Fighting Training

Commonwealth Of Dominica Approved

100% Attendance, Pass written assessments

  • Passport
  • CDC
  • Copy of VISA (If Applicable)