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This unit is a 2 day short course and may be delivered multiple times in each study period. In order to complete 6.25% load it should be combined with enrolment or credit in the following units: JVD187 Tanker Familiarisation (Oil and Chemical) 3.25%


In the shipping industry in particular, the liquefied gas tanker sector is currently focusing more on the Safe operation of gas carriers.

This unit has been designed to provide the learner with the required basic knowledge and skills to contribute for the safe operation of a Liquefied Gas tanker by understanding the hazards and taking precautions to prevent them. Also this unit provides the basic knowledge to respond to various emergencies one may face on board ship including firefighting.

This unit covers the mandatory minimum standard of compliance requirements prescribed by Regulation V/1, Table A-V/1-2-1 of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers.

Summary 2020

Unit name Tanker Familiarisation (Liquefied Gas)
Unit code JVD186
Credit points 3
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring
Teaching staff

Narayanasamy Sankaramoorthy, Josh Weber

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No



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