The IGF Code is mandatory (since 1 January 2017), for ships using gases or other low-flashpoint fuel and introduces new training requirements for seafarers working onboard these ships. The course informs on the criteria for the arrangement and installation of machinery, equipment and systems for vessels operating with gas or low-flashpoint liquids as fuel. The course informs also on the functional requirements that steer the ship’s design, construction, and operation, with a particular focus to the requirements for natural gas as fuel.
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Date: 22nd June 2022
Duration: 10am to 4pm (CET)
Price: EUR 300,00 (plus VAT) per attendee
To acquire knowledge concerning regulatory and inspection regime for ships using low-flashpoint fuels under the provision of IGF Code, following its basic philosophy that considers the goal based approach.The course will focused on the goals and relevant functional requirements specific for each sections that will steer theship’s design, construction and operation solutions, in particular the ones meeting the functional requirements for natural gas fuel.
- Theoretical explanation about rules and statutory requirements relevant to the International Code of safetyfor ships using gases or other low-flashpoint fuels (IGF Code)
- Mandatory provisions for the arrangement, installation, control and monitoring of machinery, equipment and systems using low-flashpoint fuel to minimize the risk to the ship, its crew and the environment, having regardto the nature of the fuels involved
- Specific requirements for ships using natural gas as fuel
- Ship design and arrangement
- Fuel containment system
- Material and general pipe design
- Bunkering Fuel supply to consumers
- Power generation including propulsion & other
- Fire safety - Explosion prevention
- Electrical installations
- Control, monitoring and safety sytems
All operators and personnel of the maritime sector involved in the various phases of transport of dangerous goods by sea: shipping agents, shipping agencies, shipping companies, terminals and port companies, control bodies, etc.All those who already have a certificate for the safety of dangerous goods and wish to upgrade their professional knowledge in relation to the requirements contained in the new legislation.