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Live Online Training:
LNG Operations, Custody Transfer and Claims

Live Online Training: 4-Part series | 4 hours per Part | Over 4 days
12-15 July 2022 | 15:00-19:00 (AEST)

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 Key Learning Outcomes

  • Gain an overview of the entire LNG process chain
  • Understand LNG cargo transfer operations from both ship management and terminal perspectives
  • Understand the trade routing and cargo management options for LNG cargos
  • Consider and select the best options for LNG vessel types and containment systems
  • Make accurate measurements and calculations of LNG custody transfer
  • Examine the impact of various design codes and guidelines on LNG ship and shore transfer management
  • Better manage LNG supply transportation contracts and shipping documents
  • Examine LNG incidents and evaluate tanker safety, associated risks and requirements to better manage your LNG tanker operations
  • Learn in detail about the LNG tanker business and operations

About the Course

This course will enable LNG suppliers, traders, distributors and shipowners/ship operators to understand the LNG terminal loading & discharging operations, custody transfer measurement, accidents that may occur during transportation and control potential claims from cargo loss/damages.

Attendees will acquire fundamental understanding of LNG value chain, the global trade routes, voyage analyses and cargo management, safety codes and charterers’ requirements, as well as technical procedures to prepare during tanker loading/discharging and insurance/claims issues.

Who Will Benefit

Those involve in the LNG tanker and cargo transportation business including:

  • LNG suppliers, traders and distributors
  • Ship owners and operators
  • Superintendents and safety officers
  • Technical and operations executives
  • Charterers and traders
  • Ship brokers
  • Port and terminal operators
  • P&I club and marine insurance

trainer

Neil Macnab

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Course Outline

LNG MARKETS AND VALUE CHAIN

  • Regional LNG markets
    • Prices and trends
    • Impact of global markets
  • Liquefaction terminal
    • Location
    • Size
    • Cost
    • Basic process
  • LNG vessel main types
    • Moss Rosenberg
    • Membrane
    • Steamships
    • DFDE
  • Regasification terminal locations
    • Land based
    • Regas vessels
  • International LNG guidelines and regulations
    • LNG tankers and terminals
    • LNG physical properties
    • Types of LNG/LPG cargoes

 
TRADE ROUTES, VOYAGE ANALYSIS AND CARGO MANAGEMENT

  • Traditional project routes
    • Original LNG trading routes
    • Cargo management for arrival conditions
    • Vessel experience and operations optimisation
  • New emerging routes with additional cargo management requirements
    • Present LNG trading routes
    • Differences in cargo management
    • considerations
    • How passage planning and weather affect cargo management
  • Receiving terminal and charterer requirements
    • Receiving terminal parameters for acceptance achieve terminal parameters
  • Typical requirements from charterers
    • Use of Boil Off Gas (BOG), natural or forced
    • Fuel oil use and consumptions allowed
    • Restrictions on distances and voyage times
  • Routing and cargo management options for different engine and vessel types
    • Which type of vessel is easiest to manage for cargo considerations
    • Options for cargo management
      • Speed and distance
      • Weather routing
      • Vapour control
  • LNG Contracts of Affreightment
    • Ship chartering contracts
    • Terminal Access Agreements
    • Shipping Delivered Ex-Ship (DES) Agreements
    • Free on Board (FOB)
    • Cost, Insurance and Freight (CIF)
    • Contracts of Affreightment (CoA)
  • Bills of Lading
  • Force Majeure, liabilities and dispute resolutions

 
APPLICABLE SAFETY CODES AND CHARTERERS’ REQUIREMENTS

  • International Gas Code vessel descriptions
    • LNG Tank Type
    • LNG Vessel types
  • International Safety Management, basic requirements and training
    • Requirements for Safety Management Systems
    • On board procedures and training
  • International Ship and Port Security Code
    • Additional requirements on crews
    • Work loads
    • Regional security issues
  • Tanker Management Self-Assessment What is it, who is it for?
  • Overview of elements and stages
    • How the TMSA is used
  • SIRE inspection system
    • What is it and why have it for LNG?
    • Overview of a ship visit
    • How the system is used

 

LNG TERMINAL OPERATIONS

  • Roles and responsibility of terminal in LNG cargo transfer
  • Procedures and safety protocols for handling of LNG cargoes
  • Terminal loading and discharging
  • Ship-to-Shore (STS) operations

 

TANKER LOADING AND DISCHARGING OPERATIONS AND PREPARATIONS

  • Arrival preparations and checklists
  • Pre-loading procedures alongside
  • Ramp up, loading and ramp down, actions and precautions
    • Ramp up, increasing loading rate
    • Tank loading procedures
    • Ramp down and the topping off tanks process
    • Vapour pressure control
  • Post loading operations
    • Commencement of gas burning and line disconnection
  • Pre-arrival preparations, terminal requirements and ship line cool down
  • Discharging and ramp down, heel options
    • Overview of standard discharge operations
    • Ramp down for heel distribution option
  • STS discharging operations
    • Considerations when performing Ship to Ship operations
    • Where do STS operations occur?
    • Why are STS operations performed?

 
LNG CUSTODY TRANSFER MEASUREMENT AND CALCULATIONS

  • System setup parameters
  • Ship and surveyor roles
  • Certificate of Loading
  • Bill of Lading issuance and presentation for certain receiving countries
  • Types of Custody Transfer Measurement Systems and Equipment
    • Liquid form measurement
    • Volumetric measurement
    • Temperature measurement
    • Custody Transfer Measurement system (CTMs) testing and checks
  • LNG Custody Transfer Calculation
    • Transfer energy formula
    • Calculation of gross calorific value

 
LNG CARGO INSURANCE & CLAIMS

  • LNG cargo Insurance
  • Loss type
  • Cargo shortage claims
  • Shortage at ports and during discharge
  • Major considerations in LNG Loss
  • Calculations relating to LNG loss
  • Methods of determining actual against theoretical loss
  • Methods to control or minimise loss

 

RECENT INCIDENTS, SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Recent industry incidents highlighted
  • Common causes of these incidents
  • Required crew training and preparations
  • Hazards and Risks moving forward
    • Geographical hazards
    • Crew factor
    • Ship and shore requirements
  • Preparing for the future incidents
    • Contingency planning
      • STS equipment and training
      • Salvage of an LNG vessel
        – Considerations for cargo recovery
        – Environmental impact
        – Technical equipment development
    • Risk profiling of your operations
    • What response is required?
    • Safety Management Systems and Options

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