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IGF Basic Training

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  • Duration

    2 days

  • Language

    Dutch, English

  • Course code


  • Price

    EUR 799.00

    Excl. 21.00 % Tax

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IGF Basic Training


The training objectives will include:

Theoretical assessment of the following subjects:
- Hazards of LNG
- Prevention & Hazard Control measures
- Emergency procedures; Gas alarm
- Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) measures
- LNG related elementary First Aid

Practical exercises of the following skills:
- Correct use Breathing apparatus during emergency response
- Controlling gas fires with water spray
- Controlling gas releases with water spray
- Correct use handheld chemical dry powder fire extinguisher on gas fires

Target Group

The ‘Basic training for ships subject to the IGF Code’ is to provide training for personnel serving on LNG Fuelled vessels with a dedicated safety duty in accordance the STCW-code part A-V/3-1 training of personnel aboard ships subject to the IGF Code.


For admission to the course, delegates must be have:
- An approved medical examination for SCBA users and a the competency to use SCBA in firefighting operations on board vessels OR a valid medical examination certificate for seafarers and
- A valid initial or refresher ‘Basic Training’ in Fire prevention and firefighting as set out in table A-VI/1-3

For receiving an official approved STCW certificate the delegate must:
- A valid medical examination certificate for seafarers
- Meet the standards of competence for certificates at this LNG Basic Training, set out in STCW-code part A-V/3-1.


Theoretical Examination for evaluating competence STCW code table A-V/3-1:
- Communications within the area of responsibility are clear and effective
- Operations related to ships subject to the IGF Code are carried out in accordance with accepted principles and procedures to ensure safety of operations
- Correctly identifies, on a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), relevant hazards to the ship and to personnel, and takes the appropriate actions in accordance with established procedures
- Identification and actions on becoming aware of a hazardous situation conform to established procedures in line with best practice
- Procedures and safe working practices designed to safeguard personnel and the ship are observed at all times
- Appropriate safety and protective equipment is correctly used
- First aid do's and don'ts
- The type and impact of the emergency is promptly identified and the response actions conform to the emergency procedures and contingency plans
- Procedures designed to safeguard the environment are observed at all times

Course Contents

- Induction to understand safe operation of a ship using gases or low-flashpoint fuels
- Basic knowledge of low-flashpoint fuel & characteristics
- Basic knowledge fuel storage systems on LNG fuelled vessels
- Practice – LNG & Cryogenic and fire experiments to understand and control the hazards
- Practice/ exercises – Basic Gas firefighting and control
- Knowledge and apply Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) measures
- Repetition and preparation for exams of the above topics

  • Maritime

Contact information


Beerweg 71, Harbour no: 7024 - 7026, Maasvlakte Rotterdam, 3199 LM, Netherlands

+31 20 21 70 24 0

Closes in 4 hours and 39 minutes

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