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Further Information - Marine Fuel Management and Switching Operations Training

Description

Who is this course for?

Engineers and deck officers with responsibilities for fuel management and switching operations.

Is previous experience required?

No previous experience is required to complete this course.

How will this course benefit me?

By providing an overview of the different types of fuel used within the maritime industry and the challenges of switching between high and low sulphur fuel as required.

How will this course benefit my company?

By providing seafarers with an overview of the different types of fuel used within the maritime industry and the challenges of switching between high and low sulphur fuel as required.

What standards are referred to in this course?

The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL)

ISO 8217

The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS)

Is there an assessment?

Yes

Learning Objectives

• Identify the different types of marine fuel

• Recall the requirements of ISO 8217

• Describe the typical components and contaminants of marine fuel

• Explain the requirements for fuel bunkering and sampling

• Describe the different stages within the fuel system

• Identify the marine fuel sulphur limits imposed by MARPOL Annex VI

• Describe the different methods that vessels can use to comply with the global sulphur cap

• Explain the importance of following an appropriate switching plan

• Describe the potential issues that can occur during switching operations

• Explain the importance of proper planning and preparation

• Explain the importance of effective temperature control

• Describe the record keeping requirements for switching operations

Assessment

Exam in the e-learning course

System Requirements

• Internet access - users will need a device with a web browser and internet connection

• System - runs on computers, tablets and mobile devices using Windows 7 and above and MAC OS devices running IOS 11 and above

• Browsers - Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari

• Minimum browser size - none

• Audio - requires device speaker or headphones

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