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Advanced STS and LNG Transfer Operations

Mandarin Orchard, by Meritus, Singapore, Singapore
06 November - 07 November, 2017
Seoul, South Korea
09 November - 10 November, 2017

Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Grant - IRAS (Singapore-registered businesses) 
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Course Duration: 2 Days

Key Topics Covered

  • Learn the Important Aspects of STS Operations
  • What Regulations and Guidelines are Governing STS Transfer Operations?
  • Master the Parties Involved in the STS Transfers and their Relationship to One Another
  • POAC Performing Different Roles at Particular Point of the STS Operations
  • Pre-planning and Risk Assessment Considerations for LNG
  • Insights on STS Plan and Equipment
  • Review and Plan with Real Life Case Scenario
  • Mooring Operations Manoeuvring and Risks
  • LNG Focussed Cargo Transfer Operations
  • STS Transfer Operations Best Practices Oil and LNG comparisons
  • Emergency Response and Contingency Planning
  • STS Industry and Future LNG Developments
  • Case Study: Escobar Argentina, Liquefied Natural Gas Ship to Ship
  • Transfer Operations to Floating Structure Regasification Unit
  • Case Study: LNG Spill Response during Cargo operations


Who Should Attend?

  • Ship Owners and Managers
  • Offshore Vessel and FPSO Owners and Operators
  • Oil Majors, NOCs and Independents
  • Ship Superintendents and Safety Officers
  • Ship Officers and Crews (Master, Chief Officers, Chief Engineers etc)
  • Loading and Mooring Masters
  • STS Service Providers
  • Liquid Cargo and Bunker Surveyors
  • Ports and Terminal Operators
  • P&I Inspectors and Executives
  • LNG FSU Owners, Managers, Operators
  • Company Assurance Managers and Superintendents


Course Director
James Gardiner has over 25 years’ experience in the LNG marine sector. He advises multinational companies on LNG STS, and from a Marine Engineering and Surveying perspective, he has worked aboard a variety of LNG vessel classes. He has been heavily engaged as an expert regarding LNG vessel and offshore platforms, STS, investigation and safety, and vessel component integrity and failure, and lectures in the field of LNG auditing and safety.

James is also an independent Navy and Government advisor, former fleet manager, class surveyor and technical superintendent in the LNG Sector. His experience includes oversight of STS HSE in the North West Shelf (USD $54 Billion Chevron – Gorgon Project on Offshore LNG).


What Participants say about the Course Director

“Methodology of the training is excellent (stimulation, discussion)”
Rifindra Wicaksono Yostama, Officer Technical – LNG Transportation, PT. Petamina (Persero)

“It’s hands-on (group work, etc); interactive and the instructor is experienced”
Cynthia Wang, Engineering Project Manager, Compass Energy

“Learnt a lot about LNG and sharing ideas with others”
Claudine Tan, Assistant Vice Principal, Shipload Maritime Pte Ltd

“It was value add to my company”
Ben Thelen, Dept Head of Marine Engineering, Bumi Armada

“Very experienced facilitator”
Azman Bin Sani, Maritime Pilot, PSA Marine Pte Ltd