Did You Know?

The total global LNG fleet(Year 2018) stands at 600 vessels out of which 499 ships are in service, and 101 ships are on order. The wages for an LNG master and chif engineer command an annual salary of $121,536 the highest paid sea-based professionals; but the complexity of technology, cargo operations and safety concerns create the demand for such crews with specilist knowledge and skills.

The Tank Ship Liquefied Gases course is for officers and ratings who may not have sailed on board Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tanker ships. 

Candidates who successfully complete this course:

  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.201(c)(4) for original issuance OR 13.120(a)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-PIC (LG): AND
  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.301(c)(4) for original issuance OR 13.120(c)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-PIC (Barge) (LG): AND
  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.401(e)(l) for original issuance OR 13.120(b)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-Assistant (LG); AND
  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.50l(c)(4) for original issuance OR 13.120(d)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-Engineer (LG); AND
  • Meets the standards of competence, required by 46 CFR 13.61 l(a)(2), of Section A­V/1, Table A-V/1-2-1 of the STCW Code for Basic Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations.

Course Curriculum:

  1. Basic knowledge of liquefied gas tankers
  2. Physical properties of liquefied gases
  3. Knowledge of cargo operations
  4. Liquefied Gas Tanker Safety Culture and Safety Management
  5. Hazards associated with tanker operations
  6. Knowledge of hazard controls
  7. Function and proper use of gas-measuring equipment
  8. Measures to be taken in the event of spillage
  9. Proper use of Safety equipment and protective devices
  10. Safe working practices on a Liquefied Tankship
  11. Knowledge of first aid on a liquefied tankship
  12. Fire safety and firefighting operations
  13. Emergency procedures and emergency shutdown
  14. Shipboard procedures to prevent pollution
  15. IGC Code, Ship designs and Regulations

The Benefits of Learn America’s Blended/Online Industry Recognized Credentials:

  • Flexible course enrollment

  • Interactive online program proctored by industry experts

  • Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers

  • USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion