Mandarin Orchard Singapore, by Meritus, Singapore, Singapore
19 March - 20 March, 2018

Day 1

Economic Considerations

LNG Markets

  • Current world energy supply
  • Trends in LNG and New Energy development
  • New trade routes and markets opening up
  • Price and availability

Commercial and environmental arguments for LNG as Marine Fuel

  • SOx, NOx and CO2 compliance
  • Alternative compliance options
  • The business case
  • Global uptake and upcoming LNG Bunkering facilities

LNG Bunkering Procedures

Global Developments in LNG Bunkering Procedures and Standards

  • Applicable Codes,
  • International Safety Management (ISM)
  • Tanker Management Self-Assessment (TMSA)
  • International Ship and Port Security (ISPS)
  • International code safety of ships using gases as fuel (IGF)

TR56 – Working with the Singapore LNG Bunkering Standard

  • Procedures
  • Custody transfer
  • Safety
  • Competency

LNG Bunker Barge

  • Designs
  • Limitations
  • Constraints
  • Construction
  • Feasibility and operations

LNG Bunkering Operations and Procedures for various delivery methods

Supply, Storage and Handling of LNG as Marine fuel

  • Bunker Supply Chain
  • LNG Fuel Gas Systems
  • Small LNGC Tanks and LNG Tanks
  • Conclusions

Barge (STS)

  • Key principles of LNG STS
  • Parties involved, pre planning and equipment
  • Mooring, Operations and Maneuvering
  • Cargo Transfer Operations

Land to Ship

  • Truck to Ship (TTS) and Loading Arm options
  • Parties involved and roles in preparedness
  • Equipment and compatibility
  • Key steps in preparation
  • Operations

Terminal pipeline

  • ISO standard (28460-2010)
  • Pilotage and vessel traffic services (VTS)
  • Tug and mooring boat operators
  • Terminal layout and operations
  • Terminal and ship operator collaboration

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
  • LNG Custody Transfer Procedure
  • Operation, calibration and maintenance of equipment and instrumentation, control and monitoring of bunkering operations

 Case Study & Delegate Exercise

  • LNG Transfer Failures Investigation and Root Cause Analysis - Diagnosis, Analysis and Planning

Day 2

Vessel Planning, Design and Operations

Vessel design and configurations

  • Current LNG Propulsion Options
  • LNG Fuel Tanks
  • LNG Storage
  • LNG Fuel System
  • Impacts on Ship Configurations and Operation
  • Suitable Ship Types
  • LNG and other Ship design efficiencies
  • TOTE - New LNG Fuel Containership
  • Retro fitting of existing vessels with LNG technology

Vessel Technology and Operations

  • Vessel operational preparedness for LNG bunkering
  • LNG Port and Vessel Planning – Considerations, Consultations
  • Port and Vessel operations, emergencies, mooring systems
  • Other options road tankers, ship to ship, alongside jetty

LNG Bunkering Infrastructure and Facility Development

Infrastructure decisions - location, designs, equipment

  • Optimum location and equipment required
  • LNG supplier contract and bunker cost to vessels
  • Cost, maintenance, personnel, CAPEX, Finance OPEX
  • Equipment types, storage tanks, pumps, Road rail requirements
  • Emergency response facilities

Facility Development 

  • Decide on location and facilities
  • What bunkering operations will we do and how
  • HAZID, what are the project risks
  • Costing, development time, personnel
  • Technical issues in LNG Bunkering Facility Development
  • Feasibility assessment for a small-scale LNG bunkering project

 Safety and Risk Management

The ‘Golden’ Safety Rules - LNG Port and Vessel Bunker Operations

  • Confined space entry
  • Process and Mechanical isolations
  • Electrical isolation
  • Working at Height
  • Ground disturbances
  • Lifting Operations
  • Driving Safety
  • Management of Change in Organisation, Equipment, Plant, Standards or Procedures that have a Health, Safety, Integrity and/or Environmental impact
  • ‘Step back’ 5 x 5 procedures

Bunkering LNG and transfer Inspections

  • Operational risk profiles in Bunkering
  • In Service Inspections
  • Service Leak Testing
  • Hose Ops and Vessels Procedures
  • Inspections

Delegate Exercise – Implementation of end-to-end LNG bunkering

  • Developing a 10-point check list to get your LNG Bunkering project off the ground

Course Review and Q & A