Advanced Liquefied Gases

Did You Know?

The total global LNG fleet(Year 2018) stands at 600 vessels out of which 499 ships are in service, and 101 ships are on order. The wages for an LNG master and chif engineer command an annual salary of $121,536 the highest paid sea-based professionals; but the complexity of technology, cargo operations and safety concerns create the demand for such crews with specilist knowledge and skills.


Advanced Liquefied Gases course is intended to provide specialized training for personnel responsible for operating liquefied natural gas carriers (LNGC). The candidate will be provided with instruction, information, and experience relevant to their assigned duties. Candidates who successfully complete this course will:

  • Meet the Standards of competence, required by 46 CFR 13.607(a)(2), (b)(2) or (c)(2), of Section A-V/1, table A-V/1-2-2 of the STCW Code for Advanced Liquefied Gas Tanker Cargo Operations, PROVIDED;
  • the applicant also supplies a statement signed by the Master, Chief Engineer, or Chief Mate of a Liquefied Gas Tanker, appropriate to the endorsement sought (Tank ship, 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).

Course Topics:

  • Shipboard Procedures to Prevent Pollution
  • Emergency Procedures and Emergency Shutdown
  • Basic knowledge of Liquefied Gas Tankers
  • Physical Properties of Liquefied Gases
  • Knowledge of Cargo Operations
  • Liquefied Gas Tanker Safety Culture and Safety Management
  • Hazards associated with Tanker Operations
  • Knowledge of Hazard Controls
  • Function and Proper use of Gas-Measuring Equipment
  • Measures to be taken in the event of Spillage
  • Proper use of Safety Equipment and Protective Devices
  • Safe Working Practices on a Liquefied Tankship
  • Knowledge of First Aid on a Liquefied Tankship
  • Fire Safety and Firefighting Operations
  • IGC Code, Ship Designs and Regulations
The Benefits of ECM’s Online Courses:

  • Flexible course enrollment
  • Interactive online program proctored by industry experts
  • Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers
  • Certificate of achievement issued by ECM Training Services upon successful program completion

Upon registration, courses are conveniently accessible online for candidates to participate at their own pace and on their own schedule.