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IGF Code Advanced

IGF Code Advanced is a three day course covering requirements set by STCW A-V/3-1 for persons working in ship under IGF code (2+1, firefighting is included to basic).




3 days


Coming soon


Aboa Mare Maritime Academy Training Center. Turku, Finland

Training method

Classroom lectures, simulator and CBT program demonstrations

Upon completing training,
the participant will

  • Understand requirements of fuel quality
  • Be familiar with ships gas system
  • Know how to lead work related to gas systems
  • Be prepared to lead emergency situations
  • Gas quality differences between patches and their effect on system
  • Function of gas storage and treatment systems
  • Demands of treatment system, set by different storage systems
  • Function of gas feed to systems
  • Function of engines using gas as fuel
  • Bunkering procedure
  • Preventing environmental hazards
  • The IGF courses are a result of the cooperation between Aboa Mare, Meriturva, Wärtsilä Land and Sea Academy, ESL Shipping and the Finnish Maritime Authorities
  • All IGF Code instructors have extensive gas knowledge and hands-on experience from technology companies
  • Our IGF Code training is approved by the Finnish Maritime Authorities (Traficom)
  • We have provided IGF code training since 2017
  • We are the only training center in the world that offer a 5-day IGF Code Simulator course replacing the necessary sea time, 30 days, required for an advanced IGF Code CoP
Course code
Course title
Student profileEngine officers, deck officers responsible for bunkering. Company persons working with vessels at office
Training personnelExperienced instructors with extensive gas knowledge and hands-on experience from technology companies
Course compliance
Flag approval
Course recognition by flag state

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