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LNG Bunkering Training Course Europe

A comprehensive guide to LNG bunkering operations, regulation, safety and vessel design.

The only IMarEST accredited course offering theoretical and practical training on LNG bunkering

Course Overview

4 extensive modules, 22 key topics
4 extensive modules, 22 key topics

Build a solid foundation in all aspects of LNG bunkering:

  • Module 1 – LNG safety and risk assessment 
  • Module 2 – LNG vessel design
  • Module 3 – LNG operations, bunkering procedures and handling
  • Module 4 – LNG commercial considerations
Course topics:
Course topics:
  • Management of safety: Impact of spills on humans, equipment and environment
  • Vessel operations: how the fuel system needs to adapt for 'normal' ship operations
  • Bunkering methods, safety and equipment
  • Custody transfer – measurement of fuels, in quantity and composition
  • How bulk LNG pricing is reflected in LNG bunker costs
Course features & learning styles
Course features & learning styles
  • Risk Assessment Workshop – this practical workshop helps attendees understand LNG risks and regulatory processes.
  • Interactivity – work through practical exercises in groups, and create strategies for your business.
  • Experts on hand throughout to provide personalised date guidance and coaching. 
  • Learn from your fellow workshop group participants – what did they do differently and why?
  • Final Assessment Session  –  consolidate and apply your knowledge in the multiple choice exam at the end of the course.

4 key reasons to attend
4 key reasons to attend
  1. Interactivity – work through practical exercises in groups, share experiences and develop new strategies for your business
  2. Be inspired by thought leaders who will provide guidance and coaching throughout
  3. No prior knowledge assumed – build a solid foundation in all aspects of LNG bunkering
  4. Earn CPD hours and come away with a certificate that will help you to demonstrate your knowledge, work to impressive standards and progress in your career
Final assessment
Final assessment

Delegates will have a unique opportunity to apply and consolidate their knowledge of the LNG bunkering processes with a multiple-choice test on the 4 core modules covered in the course at the end of Day 3.


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Gain a thorough understanding of LNG bunkering operations and the risks involved:

An introduction to LNG
An introduction to LNG
  • Cryogenic nature of LNG
  • Background to the LNG supply chain
  • LNG economics
  • Training for crews and shoreside personnel
Safety and regulation
Safety and regulation
  • Gas detection and control systems
  • Safety / firefighting systems
  • Control systems and safety mechanisms
  • Vessel design and tank location
  • Risk assessment
LNG bunkering & transfer operations
LNG bunkering & transfer operations
  • Onboard and shoreside LNG containment systems
  • LNG-fuelled engines and propulsion systems
  • LNG transfer and bunkering operations
  • Optimum conditions for storing LNG

Meet the 2020 course lecturers:

Receive invaluable insights and guidance from two experts with over 47 years’ experience between them:

  • RAY GILLETT, General Manager at GTT Training
  • DAVID HAYNES, Consultant and Technical Director (SGMF) at Penguin Energy

Accredited By

The LNG Bunkering Training Course has been approved by the CPD working group of IMarEST and attendees can receive an official CPD certificate for their course activity. 

D Rowat

Northern Marine

Interesting course and I enjoyed the trip to Seagas 



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