IGF Code Basic - Blended Learning

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IGF Code Basic - Blended Learning

Finnish Flag State Certification

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Course Objective

This course provides education and training to all seafarers responsible for designated safety duties associated with the care, use and emergency response of vessels using fuels within the IGF Code. The course covers those parts of the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) requirements specific to fuels covered within the IGF Code, as set out satisfying section A-V/3 –paragraph 1 of the STCW Code, Function: Operation of ships subject to the IGF Code.

Content of the Course

Ship design and operational characteristics of ships subject to the IGF Code

Ship’s fuel systems and fuel storage system

Operation of fuel and fuel storage system

Physical properties of fuels

Safety requirements and safety management

Hazards associated with operations on ships and Hazard control

Fuel characteristics and Gas measuring instruments

Specialized safety equipment and protective devices

Safe working practices and procedures and First aid

Fire organization

Special hazards associated with fuel system & fuel handling

Firefighting agents and methods used to control and extinguish fires in conjunction with the different fuels

Firefighting system operations and Emergency procedures and ESD

Measures to take in the event of leakage /spillage/venting of fuels

Firefighting operation. Note! This part is a practical training which will be delivered at the GigaMare Training         Facility.

Course Approval and Certification

Finnish Flag State; delivered in cooperation with Aboa Mare. Successful completion of both the Distance Learning and the Practical Fire Fighting Training is required for the Certification. 

Target Group

All seafarers who handle gas and low-flash point fuel vessels. 


3 working days online training
+ 1 day fire fighting training

Date & Time
July 29, 2020
Start - 9:00 AM
July 31, 2020
End - 4:00 PM Asia/Manila

GigaMare Inc.

+63 47 252 6402

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