Certificate approved by Norwegian Maritime Authority
This course is intended for Masters, Engineer Officers, and all personnel with immediate responsibility for the care and use of fuels and fuel systems on ships subject to the IGF Code.
Pursuant to Regulation V/3 Paragraph 8 of the STCW Convention, this course is in accordance with provisions of Section A-V/3, Paragraph 2 and covers the mandatory competencies and the required knowledge, understanding, and proficiencies set out in Table A-V/3-2 of the STCW Code, as amended.
Course Aims & Objectives:
This course aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for Advanced Training for Service on Ships subject to the IGF Code, in accordance with provisions of Section A-V/3 Paragraph 2, Table A-V/3-2 of the STCW Code.
Hence, those who shall successfully complete this course should be able to carry out safe and effective operation of ships powered by fuels covered within the IGF code by achieving the following competencies:
- Contribute to the safe operation of a ship subject to the IGF Code
- Familiarity with physical and chemical properties of fuels aboard ships subject to the IGF Code
- Operate controls of fuel related to propulsion plant and engineering systems and services and safety devices on ships subject to the IGF Code
- Ability to safely perform and monitor all operations related to the fuels used on board ships subject to the IGF Code
- Plan and monitor safe bunkering, stowage and securing of the fuel on board ships subject to the IGF Code
- Take precautions to prevent pollution of the environment from the release of fuels from ships subject to the IGF Code
- Monitor and control compliance with legislative requirements
- Take precautions to prevent hazards
- Apply occupational health and safety precautions and measures on board a ship subject to the IGF Code
Coverage / Program Focus:
The course deals with the following subject/training areas:
- Legislative Requirements
- LNG Fuel Properties
- Propulsion Plant and Engineering Systems
- Ship Design and Characteristics
- Gas Freeing and Cleaning Principles
- Health & Safety Precautions
- Hazard Control and Risk Management
- Pollution Prevention
- Bunkering Operations
Entry Requirement / Target Group:
Pursuant to Regulation V/3 Paragraph 7 of the STCW Convention, this course is open to masters, engineers and all personnel with immediate responsibility for the care and use of fuels and fuel systems on ships subject to the IGF Code.
On successful completion of the requirements of the course, a Certificate of Completion shall be issued certifying a holder’s acquisition of the mandatory minimum requirements and competence as required in Regulation V/3 Paragraph 7 of the STCW Convention.
Documentary Requirements for the Issuance of COP:
- Valid CoP of Basic Safety Training or Advanced Safety Training (course diploma from course center will not be accepted)
- Valid CoP of Basic Training for Service on Ships Subject to The IGF Code (course diploma from course center will not be accepted)
- Certificate of Completion in Basic and Advanced Training for Service on Ships Subject to The IGF Code (all pages)
- NIS Medical Certificate or Valid Medical Certificate from NMA-Approved Seafarers’ Doctors (this is to be registered by the doctor). You may find the list of NMA-Approved Seafarers’ Doctors at https://www.sdir.no/en/shipping/seafarers/approved-seafarers-doctors/
- Signed certificate from Shipping Company/Vessel Owner/Operator (not from the Crewing Agency) confirming that the seafarer has at least one month of approved seagoing service including three bunkering operations on board ships using fuel with a flashpoint of less than 60 C. Sea time and bunkering should be dated after the issuance of the seafarer’s CoP of Basic IGF.
- Bunker Delivery Note (BDN) as supporting document
- Seafarer’s signature
- Seafarer’s photo to be used in the CoP
Certificate of Proficiency valid for 5 years, issued by Norwegian Training Center, as approved by Norwegian Maritime Authority
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