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Introduction To Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers

  • What is LNG
  • Properties of Methane & LNG
  • World Energy Demand
  • History of LNG Shipping
  • LNG Ships
  • Materials and Strength of Ships
  • Gas Carrier Rules & Regulations
  • Liquefied Gas Carriers
  • LNG as a Marine fuel

International Code For The Construction & Equipment Of Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases In Bulk (IGC CODE)

  • Brief Description of International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
  • The LGC Code
  • Gad, LNG Properties and Definitions
  • Ship Survival Capability
  • Ship Arrangements for LNG Ships

LNG Carrier Design And Construction

  • LNG Carrier Design Factors
  • LNG Carrier Market Supply
  • Hull Form Selection
  • LNG Containment Selection
  • Boil Off Gas Handling
  • LNG Carrier Propulsion Selection
  • LNG Containment Systems

LNG Containment Systems

  • LNG Containment Systems
  • GTT Mark III LNG Tank Systems
  • GTT NO96 LNG Tank System
  • Moss Spherical Tank
  • IHI SPB Tanks
  • Other LNG Containment Designs

Carrier Propulsion Systems

  • Factors for Choosing Propulsion Plant for LNG Carriers
  • Steam Turbine Propulsion Plant
  • Ultra High Pressure and Temperature Turbines Dual Fuel Diesel Electric
  • MEGI (2 Stroke) and 4 Stroke DF Man Engines
  • Coges Plant (Combined Gas Turbine Electric & Steam)
  • Other alternative Propulsion Systems

LNG Cargo Operations

  • Ship Shore Compatibility
  • Mooring and Fendering Installations
  • Cargo Operation Procedures
  • Ship Shore Emergency Shut Down Systems

Custody Transfer

  • What is Custody Transfer?
  • Measurement Operations
  • Automation, Safety and Control Systems
  • High Voltage Electric Plant on LNG Ships

LNG Accidents

  • Physical Hazards of LNG
  • Human Factor Issues in the Marine Industry
  • LNG Accidents
  • Guidance on Risk Analysis & Safety on LNG Spills
  • Mitigation of Risk LNG Ship Management

LNG Ship Management

  • Ship Management System Requirements
  • Training and Certification of Seafarers
  • International Safety Management Code (ISM)
  • The Maritime Labour Convention 2006
  • Duties of a Ship Superintendent

Flag and Port State Control

  • Port State Control
  • Regions and Co-Operation Between Port States
  • Port State Control Inspections
  • Deficiencies and Detentions
  • Commercial Implications of Port State Detentions
  • Maritime Labour Convention

LNG Ship Inspections

  • Annual Surveys
  • Surveys During Construction of LNG Ships
  • Surveys After Construction of LNG Ships
  • SIRE Inspections
  • Buyers Inspections

Firefighting on LNG Ships

  • General Discussion of Fire Safety
  • Sources of Ignition
  • Fire Suppression
  • Fire Control Plans

Classification Societies And LNG Carriers

  • Definition of Classification Society
  • History of Classification Societies
  • International Association of Classification Societies
  • American Bureau of Shipping (ABS)
  • Lloyds Register (LR)
  • Indian Register of Shipping (IRS)
  • Periodical Surveys of Cargo Installations on LNG Ships
  • Current Status of LNG Carriers