LPG Carriers: Operational and Technical Overview     (OPS007)


Course Objectives and Benefits

This course is intended to provide participants with an understanding of the principles of LPG cargoes, LPG carrier types and cargo handling operations during voyage and at berth. The course analyses the critical elements involved with cargo mixture during loading and the items requiring particular attention during unloading. Issues involving identified hazards and the mitigation of consequences are examined.  This course functions as a tool to assist shipowners in developing an effective operations program for their vessels in compliance with current statutory and classification requirements.

Course Highlights

  • Principles of LPG cargoes
  • Interaction of LPG cargoes
  • Ship types and operation of LPG carriers
  • Cargo containment systems
  • Cargo handling operations
  • Reliquefaction and boil-off
  • Safety and pollution prevention
  • Risk management
  • Vessel/Terminal interaction

DPA Elements

Course Schedule

Length: 2 days; Course may be scheduled on request. Request