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LNG Transfer

18 – 19 November 2019 | Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore

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MCF Training Grant Is Available For Eligible Participants.
Please Refer To www.mpa.gov.sg/mcf For Information.

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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

 Who Should Attend

  • 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

What Delegates Liked About Our Maritime Courses

“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

 

Trainer

 

Neil Macnab Advanced STS and LNG Transfer OperationsNeil Macnab – Class 1 Master Mariner COC (Unlimited)
Training Manager
GTT Training

Neil has been involved with the Maritime and Shipping industry for over 34 years where his foundation was built with Shell from Cadetship to Master.

With 23 years at sea, he completed numerous STS transfers for Crude Oil on VLCCs in the Gulf of Mexico and he performed weekly STS operations from 30,000 tons Product Carriers to small coasters in the Gulf of Thailand.

He was deeply engaged on trade in the Far East, Australia and Japan when he became Master on LNG carriers.

More recently Neil has carried out training and attended a number of LNG STS operations for Ship Management Companies in South America.

Aside from Shell, he has also worked for 12 years in shore side roles for global maritime companies such as K Line Shipping UK Limited, MOL LNG Transport Europe Ltd and BG Global LNG Shipping, where he has held HSSE Manager and operations roles.

Neil also has experience in accident and incident investigation and expert witness roles in numerous cases while working for marine consultancies, including collisions, groundings, unsafe ports, cargo loss and damage claims.

He has been a Speaker in various industry seminars and conferences for the Oil, Gas and Off-shore Renewables industry as well as organising in-house conferences for Ship Managers.

Some of his roster of clients includes Maritime Port Authority of Singapore, British Wind Energy Association (UK), MOL Commercial (London), CNOOC, PSA Marine Pte Ltd, Pavilion Gas, V-Ships Greece. BP Shipping (Singapore), Marshall Islands Flag Administration, Conrad LNG and the USCG.

Digital Badge

Upon completion of this training course, participants will earn a digital badge.

Earners of the LNG Transfer badge have acquired overaching understanding of the operational, technical and contingency planning required for various methods of LNG operations. They have reviewed various LNG storage, loading & handling systems; how transfers take place betwee vessels, shore, trucks and other platforms; how terminal upgrade is handled for vessels’ reloading; cargo conditioning, and risk prevention

Skills:
lng, transfer, sts, ship/shore, truck-to-ship, cargo conditioning, reliquefaction, boil-off control, lng storage, emergency response, contingency planning, custody transfer, tanker management, terminal upgrade, offshore, simops, compataibility

Eligibility:
Attend and participate in the 2 full days of training course duration, led by the designated training expert

Available to:
Seminar attendees

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Agenda

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

CASE STUDY: 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

when & where

18 - 19 Nov 2019

Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus
333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867
Tel: +65 6831 6062 | Fax: +65 6737 3130
Mobile No.: +65 8298 9442
Contact Person: Tan Ai Li
Email: aili.tan@meritushotels.com
Website: www.meritushotels.com

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