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IGF Code Basic Training

A three day course covering requirements set by STCW A-V/3-1 for persons working in ship under IGF code.




3 days


EUR 1200,00 VAT 0%


Aboa Mare Maritime Academy Training Center. Turku, Finland

Training method

Classroom lectures, practical firefighting training

Upon completing this training,
the participant will

  • Understand safety requirements of vessel under IGF code
  • Be familiar with basic construction of LNG system
  • Know how to ensure working safety onboard
  • Be prepared to response emergency situations
  • Difference between regular ships and ships under IGF code
  • Importance of checklists and standard operating procedures
  • Safe handling of cryogenic fuel (LNG)
  • Preventing environmental hazards
  • Gas safety
  • Gas firefighting
  • 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 codeIGFB
Course titleIGF Code Basic
Student profileEngine and deck ratings and officers onboard IGF ships
PrerequisitesThe participants must have basic knowledge of firefighting, first aid and safety training
Training personnelExperienced instructors with extensive gas knowledge and hands-on experience from technology companies
Course complianceSTCW Section A-V/3, paragraphs 1 and 2
EquipmentBunker system CBT
AssessmentKnowledge is assessed with a written exam.
CertificationAfter successful course completion a course certificate will be issued to the participant
Flag approvalThe IGF Code training is approved by the Finnish maritime authorities (Traficom)
Course recognition by flag state
All EU flags, Bahamas, Malta, Singapore and Liberia. More information on request.

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