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Basic Training For Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations


This course is designed to comply with the requirements the regulation V/1‐2, paragraph 2‐2 Section AV /1‐2, paragraph1 and table A‐V/1‐2‐1 , the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for seafarers, STCW 1978, as amended.

General Objectives:

It is intended with this Technical Note, disclose the risks arising from the use of liquefied gases at low temperatures as cold source, and in turn as storage BTU, since its use in that task is widespread, covering fields or disparate activities ranging from freezing cryosurgery. Without taking into account the specific risks of each of the gases and are determined by its own characteristics, serving as an example, the flammability of hydrogen and oxygen oxidation potential.

Specific Objectives:

The specific objectives are described in each of the units and instructional modules of the development plan of this course.


This course is available to seafarers, sailors and junior officers of the areas covered engine or deck wishing to serve on ships of international merchant marine referred to as tankers transporting liquefied gas. Participants in this course must have passed the basic course control Fire and basic course tanker ship crew‐chemical tanker must have met the minimum requirements of Regulation VI /1‐2 of the International Convention of Training, Certification and Watch keeping for Seafarers, STCW / 78 as amended and hold a certificate of good health.

IMO Course No: 1.04 Course Duration: 4 days (33 hours). Apply for this course »