2019 Course Schedule

This two-week course will provide marine officers with the basic knowledge for safe and efficient transportation of LNG and other liquefied gases. This course is an USCG prerequisite for employment aboard LNG carriers. Comprehensive lecture and computer-based cargo handling simulator training will include: LNG science, engineering systems, cargo systems, ship/shore interfaces, rules and regulations, and safety. This class complies with the IMO and USCG requirements for a liquefied gases PIC (Person In Charge) course.

 

Course Capacity: 12 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

USCG Approval: Any applicant who successfully completes our Tank Ship Liquefied Gas (MEBAMD-508) Course and applies for endorsement within five years of completion:

  • 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)(1) for original issuance OR 13.120(b)(2) for renewal of Tankerman-Assistant (LG); AND
  • Satisfies the cargo course requirements of 46 CFR 13.501(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 13.611(a)(2), of Section A-V/1, Table A-V/1-2-1 of the STCW Code for Basic Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations; AND
  • Provided the applicant also supplies a statement signed by the Master, Chief Engineer or Chief Mate of an Liquefied Gas Tanker, appropriate to the endorsement sought (Tankship, Tank Barge, Engineer), that the mariner has demonstrated to the satisfaction of the signer that he or she is fully capable of supervising transfers of liquefied gas cargos in accordance with the guidance found in Navigation Vessel Inspection Circular 22-14 (Encl 1, paragraph 6):
    • Meets the Standards of competence, required by 46 CFR 13.607(a)(2), of Section A-V/1, Table A-V/1-2-2 of the STCW Code for Advanced Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations.