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Mar 19
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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Registration
09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
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COURSE INTRODUCTION TO LOW FLASH POINT FUELS
  • David Haynes - Consultant and Technical Director, SOCIETY FOR GAS AS A MARINE FUEL (SGMF), Penguin Energy

Why low flash point fuels?

This session will introduce the (environmental) drivers for changes in fuel use including

  • How fuel use impacts the environment
  • IMO and 2020
  • ECAs and SECAs
  • Alternative options for cleaner shipping – other low flash point fuels
09:30 - 10:30 60 mins
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Use of LNG as a marine fuel
  • David Haynes - Consultant and Technical Director, SOCIETY FOR GAS AS A MARINE FUEL (SGMF), Penguin Energy

This session will look at how the shipping (and other transport) industry are adapting to current regulatory requirements

  • How many ships are operating on LNG and where
  • What does the LNG infrastructure look like?
  • What is the future perception of fuel use
  • Are there any analogies with other industries?
10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
Morning coffee and networking break
11:00 - 12:30 90 mins
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Introduction to the properties and behaviour of LNG
  • Ray Gillett - General Manager, GTT Training

This session will look at how LNG behaves in storage and in use. Topics covered will include:

  • What are liquefied gases?
  • Compositions of fuels
  • Physical properties
  • Impacts of temperature and pressure on behaviour
  • Vapour pressure
  • Energy content and methane number
  • Flammability
12:30 - 13:30 60 mins
Lunch
13:30 - 14:15 45 mins
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MANAGEMENT OF SAFETY: Impact of spills on humans, equipment and environment
  • Ray Gillett - General Manager, GTT Training

This session will look at the implications of using LNG should it escape its containment systems. Topics covered will include:

  • How do liquefied gases behave when spilled – gas dispersion
  • Ignition and fire fighting
  • Impact of liquefied gases on humans - medical emergencies
14:15 - 15:00 45 mins
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Safety management
  • David Haynes - Consultant and Technical Director, SOCIETY FOR GAS AS A MARINE FUEL (SGMF), Penguin Energy

Safely managing LNG requires a different culture to traditional liquid based fuels. This session will look at the management systems that can be implemented to produce this; topics covered will include:

  • Implications of the ISM Code
  • Requirements for training
15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
Afternoon coffee and networking break
15:30 - 16:15 45 mins
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RISK ASSESSMENT: Risk assessment methods
  • David Haynes - Consultant and Technical Director, SOCIETY FOR GAS AS A MARINE FUEL (SGMF), Penguin Energy
  • When are risk assessments required?
  • Stages of a risk assessment
  • Overview of some available methods
  • How to do a risk assessment
16:15 - 17:00 45 mins
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Case Study
  • David Haynes - Consultant and Technical Director, SOCIETY FOR GAS AS A MARINE FUEL (SGMF), Penguin Energy

Delegates in groups, perform a risk assessment exercise.

17:00 - 17:30 30 mins
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Debriefing session

Review key take-away points from the day’s sessions, share questions with the course leader and fellow course attendees to clarify areas of uncertainty.

17:30 - 17:35 5 mins
Close of Day 1