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LNG Transfer

Learn the fundamental and practical updates of LNG transfer technologies and operations, as well as tools and techniques to effectively mitigate risks in LNG storage, loading & handling.

Live Online Training: 4-Part series | 4 hours per Part | Over 4 days
14 – 16 September 2022 | 15:00 – 19:00 (AEST)

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Key Learning Outcomes

  • Regulation and guidelines applicable to LNG transfers
  • LNG storage, loading and handling systems
  • LNG transfer between shore and vessels, ships to ships, ships to platforms
  • Terminal upgrade for vessels’ reloading
  • Custody transfer measurement and equipment
  • Pre-planning, LNG transfer compatibility studies and risk assessment considerations
  • Mooring operations, maneuvering and risks
  • Cargo conditioning, reliquefaction & boil-off control
  • Case studies: STS LNG transfer, LNG Spill response during cargo operations

About the Course

This course will equip you with fundamentals and practical updates of LNG transfer technologies and operations, as well as tools and techniques to effectively mitigate risks in LNG storage, loading & handling. Attending this programme, you will:

  • Reinforce knowledge of relevant national and international LNG legislation and industry best practices.
  • Evaluate different procedures and factors affecting cost of the operation
  • Enhance understanding of various transfer techniques: ship-toship, ship/shore interface, ship-to-platform, jettyless transfers
  • Become familiar with LNG vessels and transfer equipment, design, maintenance
  • Familiarise the differences of Person in Overall Advisory Control, Mooring Master and Master of the Ship
  • Establish a useful methodology in risk reduction and emergency shutdown procedures
  • Ensure overall safety for any LNG transfer operation on the use of correct size and number of fenders and certified tested hoses
  • Recognise and understand differences in operations and hazards between oil and gas vessels.
  • Understand requirements for LNG vessel compatibility and mooring studies and follow an LNG spill response case study
  • Develop effective compatibility studies prior to transfer
  • Examine different techniques and technologies for managing transfer problems: boiled-off gas (BOG), SIMOPS, tank pressure, and more

 Who Will Benefit

  • Ship Owners and Managers
  • Offshore Vessel, FSRU & FPSO Owners and Operators
  • Oil & Gas Majors, NOCs and Independents
  • Ship Superintendents and Safety Officers
  • Ship Officers and Crews
  • Master, Chief Officers, Chief Engineers, Project Manager, Superintendents
  • Process & Technology Design, R&D Manager
  • Loading and Mooring Masters
  • Project managers
  • STS Service Providers
  • Liquid Cargo and Bunker Surveyors
  • Ports and Terminal Operators
  • P&I Inspectors and Executives

trainer

Neil Macnab

pricing

Packages Price
Live Online Training 2022$2995+GST

Live Online Training: 4-Part series | 4 hours per Part | Over 4 days
14 – 16 September 2022 | 15:00 – 19:00 (AEST)

Great Savings when you book 4 or more participants! Call us today on 02 9080 4395 or email training@informa.com.au to take advantage of this offer.

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Testimonials

“Trainer is very experienced in the field and capable of explaining knowledge a non-LNG person like me. Very good clarification of LNG cargo management and custody transfer measurement”
– Claudial Ho, Manager (Gas Commercial), Sembcorp Gas Pte Ltd

“Well prepared materials with visuals & videos illustrate effectively technical aspects and LNG-related incidents”
– Zakia Lee, LNG Cargo Operator, Pavilion Energy Pte Ltd

“Good panel of speakers. It’s a useful course for us to confidently proceed with our LNG projects”
– Marcus Lin, Chartering Manager, U-Ming Marine

“Very informative course, helpful preparation of especially HSSE on LNG Bunkering”
– Mike Kong, Assistant Tanker Manager, Inchcape Shipping Singapore

Course Outline

REGULATIONS AND GUIDELINES FOR LNG TRANSFER

  • Marpol section 8
  • STS guides
  • ISGOTT
  • OCIMF
  • SGMF (LNG Bunkering)
  • Tanker management self-assessment (TMSA)
  • International code safety of ships using gases as fuel (IGF)
  • SIGTTO
  • International ship & port security code

LNG STORAGE & LOADING SYSTEMS

  • Systems overview – operating principles
  • Terminal storage tank
  • LNG vessels’ storage
  • LNG marine terminal
  • Loading/off-loading systems
    • Cryogenic hoses
    • Cryogenic pumps
    • Marine Loading arms
  • Truck storage tank

LNG TRANSFER – SHIP/SHORE INTERFACE MANAGEMENT

  • Key parties involved
  • Ship/shore interface
  • Equipment & systems for transfer
  • LNG vessel operations
  • Terminal loading sequence
  • Pre-loading operations
  • LNG loading operations
  • Post-loading operations
  • Requirements for LNG supply facilities
  • Compatibility between supply facility and the ship
  • Simultaneous operations (SIMOPS)

OFFSHORE LNG TRANSFER

  • Floating transfer terminals/platforms
    • Jettyless transfer
    • Transfer arm
  • Tandem configurations
  • Design codes & parameters

ON-SHORE TERMINAL UPGRADE FOR VESSELS’ RELOADING

  • Flow rate / refuelling speed
  • Pumps, valves
  • Gas vapor recovery & treatment
    • Gas compressor
  • Reliquefaction

SHIP-TO-SHIP LNG PROCEDURES AND GUIDELINES

  • Key parties involved
  • Pre-planning & high-level risk assessments
    • Weather & sea conditions
    • key loading & discharging procedures
      • common mooring methods
      • mooring underway
      • ship-to-jetty discharge
    • Mooring/un-mooring operations
      • Anchor/Mooring equipment
      • Underway vs anchored
      • Tandem mooring systems
    • Tugs and operations tenders
    • Delivery of tenders & equipment communications

    TRUCK-TO-SHIP TRANSFER

    • Parties involved
    • Key steps in preparations

    COMPATIBILITY STUDY

    • Parties involved and roles
    • Different compatibility studies
    • Transfer of personnel across vessels

    CARGO CONDITIONING, RELIQUEFACTION & BOIL-OFF CONTROL

    • Tank pressure and temperature control
    • LNG Tanker insulation
      • Vacuum insulated tank
    • Boil-off rates
    • BOG re-liquefaction systems

    CASE STUDY – LNG STS FOR ESCO BAR FSRU LNG SIMOPS AND CONSIDERATIONS

    • SIMOPS identification
    • Hazardous identification studies (HAZIDs), Hazard and operability studies (HAZOPS)
    • Quantitative risk assessments
    • Mitigation measures, ALARP
    • SIMOPS reporting

    CUSTODY TRANSFER MEASUREMENT AND SYSTEMS

    • LNG custody transfer measurement systems
      • Gas analyses
      • Flow measurement
      • Pressure management
      • Density and viscosity
      • Temperature
    • Role of surveyor
    • System set ups
    • Certificate of loading
    • Types of custody transfer measurement systems and equipment
    • LNG custody transfer calculation

    EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND CONTINGENCY PLANNING

    • Safety measure checklist
    • Removal of ignition sources in gas hazardous areas for different ship types
    • Emergency shutdown (ESD) systems
      • Connection, compatibility
    • Design codes and standards
    • Emergency decoupling system
    • Inspections and tests of transfer system

    EMERGENCY RESPONSE CASE STUDY

    • LNG leakage
    • Vapour release
    • Fire risk
    • Risks during SIMOPS

    INSURANCE

    • LNG Cargo insurance
    • Loss types
    • Cargo shortage claims

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13 - 16 Sep 2022

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