Gas Tanker Familiarization (GTF)
This course is meant for officers and ratings assigned basic duties and responsibilities related to cargo/cargo equipment on board oil and Liquefied Gas Tanker.
The familiarization training for liquefied gas tanker is a mandatory course for obtaining of a level – 1 Gas Tanker Endorsement (DCE), which is a requirement under STCW Regulation V/1, for all seafarers wanting to serve on board liquefied gas tankers
- Properties and hazards
- cargo containment systems
- the liquefied gas tanker
- cargo equipment and instrumentation
- tank environmental control
- safety precautions and measures
- ship/shore interface
- emergency operations
All Seafarers and who have completed a Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (FPFF), Elementary First Aid (EFA)
Assessment and Certification
Certificate from DG Shipping as per requirement of section A-V/1-2-1 pertaining to the minimum standard of competence in liquefied gas tankers familiarization training of the STCW code.
E-Learning and Exit Examination
Please note that all exit exams are now conducted online the DGS website and can only be attempted once the candidates have complete the requisite e-learning hours on the DGS website.
Candidates are allowed a total of three attempts only. If you do not pass on the third attempt, that particular course has to be repeated after paying the full course fees again.
Note: As per DGS instructions it is mandatory to attempt the exit exams from the institute.