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LNG Bunkering Masterclass

Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore, Singapore
29 March - 31 March, 2017
Sheraton Seoul D Cube City Hotel, Seoul, South Korea
03 April - 05 April, 2017

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Course Duration: 3 Days

Key Learning Outcomes

  • The commercial arguments for LNG as marine fuel
  • Recent Developments in LNG Bunkering Procedures and Standards
  • LNG Bunkering Operations and Procedures for various delivery methods
  • LNG Custody Transfer, Measurement and Calculations
  • Bunkering Safety and Risk Management
  • LNG Infrastructure decisions, location, designs, equipment
  • LNG Project Facility Development
  • Ship design and configurations
  • Vessel operational preparedness for LNG bunkering
  • Wear down, fatigue and failure management practices and planning for LNG Fuel and Bunkering
  • Implementation of end-to-end LNG bunkering
  • The Commercial aspects of General Average and how it affects all participants in the LNG Shipping Industry


Who Should Attend

  • LNG suppliers – IOCs, NOCs and independent suppliers
  • Shipowners, charterers, operators and managers
  • LNG traders and distributors
  • Shipyards and ship designers
  • LNG ports and terminals
  • Marine fuel service and surveyors
  • LNG technology and equipment vendors
  • Ship and gas equipment and service providers
  • Conventional bunkering companies looking to diversify


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 - ports and harbor infrastructure, investigation and safety, LNG propulsion 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 Clients Liked about The Course Director

“I’m going to go to another of his informative 3 days seminars. He is very interesting and is well and truly a great presenter. Very informative.”
Business Manager, Sembmarine International

“We learnt a lot about the current marketplace and 2017 –2018 forecasts in Asia and the Middle East. The need for this course Mr. Gardiner provides is essential if you are engaged in the industry.”
Chevron Gas and Oil [USA]

“Excellent Speaker and held in high regard in the Oil and Gas industry. All the executive management got a great presentation and seminar over the three days, terrific.”
KSDC Oil/Gas Brokers Malaysia

“I have been to several seminars and this one was the best I have attended so far. Very technical and informative, very approachable and professional. We have since engaged Mr.Gardiner for further projects and oversight.”
Woodside Australia (Oil and Gas - Gorgon Project)

“I got so much out of it. From an Oil and Gas and insurance perspective, I have never been or listen to an expert speaker in this technical Oil and Gas - Maritime field. He is now going to assist us as we proceed with our ventures in the future.”
Senior Manager, KSDC Brokers Singapore

“Great expert, very professional and a key speaker.”
Senior Base Manager – Icon offshore Malaysia