David Barrow, LR Commercial Director – Marine & Offshore insists on collaboration for a more sustainable future where there would be alternative fuels. For this reason, future fuels need to be tested properly and adopted properly across the whole industry as well.
KVH Videotel has launched an LNG bunkering training course to help crew and port or terminal staff enable a safe bunkering process. The programme has been developed in response to the increased use of LNG as a bunker fuel.
IMO’s 71st session of Marine Environment Protection Committee, held in IMO headquarters in London this week, promoted Europe’s first training centre for LNG professionals, according to UK Embassy of Spain.
LGC NCOE works with LNG shipping company to train Coast Guard personnel on Liquefied Gas Carrier Instrumentation. Each quarter, the Center holds webinars to train Coast Guard vessel inspectors, facility examiners, pollution responders, security personnel and planners across the country who are or will soon be involved in the liquefied gas industry.
The LGC NCOE staff delivered a three-day Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) training seminar to the Panama Canal which covered the chemical and physical properties of LNG, to include flammability, LEL, compression and cryogenic characteristics, and the general arrangement of LNG Carriers and their safety systems and cargo operations
GTT announced its plan to develop and implement a comprehensive LNG training programme for crew of a 2,200 m3 LNG bunker barge, which is currently under construction.
IBIA has joined with South Shields Marine School at South Tyneside College, to develop a course unit on bunkering essentials for merchant navy cadets and engineering officers taking their Class one and Class two certificates of competency.
The MPA Singapore has issued circular to inform about the Technical Reference for Bunker Mass Flow Metering (TR 48:2015) which was launched on 16 February 2016 in support of the mandatory use of the mass flow metering (MFM) system for marine fuel oil (MFO) deliveries in Singapore with effect from 1 January 2017.
USCG’s LGC NCOE has recently conducted a service-wide webinar on cryogenic composite hoses. Such hoses are increasingly utilized throughout the maritime LNG industry from large scale ship-to-ship transfers to small scale LNG bunkering operations.
The Liquefied Gas Carrier National Center of Expertise, or LGC NCOE, delivered a three-day liquefied natural gas for 46 technical representatives of the Panama Canal Authority.
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