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Training Requirements for Personnel on Ships Subject to the IGF Code

June 2018 Free

Amendments to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, were developed to support the requirement for training in the International
Code of Safety for Ships Using Gases or Other Low-flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code).

The purpose of this document is to provide information and guidance on the special training requirements for personnel on ships subject to the IGF Code. It is intended to assist shipowners and operators with preparations for compliance with the IGF Code and the associated training and certification requirements in the STCW Convention, 1978, as amended.