Maritime Week Gibraltar 2021

An Introduction to LNG Bunkering

Thursday 11 November 2021 ~ All-day Course

Standard Pass: £650

 

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This course is designed to bring delegates up to speed with the technical, operational, practical and safety-related aspects of using LNG as a source of fuel for ships. It will provide delegates a solid base from which to develop their understanding of this exciting and rapidly-developing sector of the bunker industry.

 

LECTURER

nigel draffinNIGEL DRAFFIN

Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, IBIA Board Member

Nigel Draffin has been involved in shipping for over 50 years and in bunkering for over 25 years. He joined Shell Tankers in 1966, serving on all classes of vessel, including VLCCs and LNG tankers. In 1979, he joined the newbuilding department of Shell International Marine and later transferred to Shell’s R&D unit, specialising in control systems, fuel combustion and safety systems.

In 1986, Nigel moved to the commercial department as a bunker buyer and economics analyst, two years later becoming Head of Operational Economics, responsible for all of the fuel purchased for the Shell fleet. In 1996, he joined E. A. Gibson Shipbrokers which, in 2006, merged with US-based broking house LQM Petroleum Services, where he was Senior Broker and Technical Manager. He retired from LQM in July 2015.

Nigel is a founder member of IBIA, serving several times on its council of management, the board and as its Chairman. He is currently chair of the Board Development Committee. Nigel has written 10 books on bunkering, shipping and marine lubes published by Petrospot, and is Director of the Petrospot Academy. Nigel is a member of IMarEST and Past Master of the Worshipful Company of Fuellers


 The price of this event includes lunch, refreshments and course materials.

 

THURSDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2021
 08:30 Course registration
09:00 Introduction
Llewellyn Bankes-Hughes, Managing Director, Petrospot Limited

Course Director: Nigel Draffin, Technical Consultant, Lecturer and Author, IBIA Board Member
09:05 Why use gas as fuel
09:20 What is Methane
  • How is it stored
09:55 How is it burned  
  • Fuel systems
  • Gas engines
  • Low pressure injection DF
  • High pressure injection DF
 10:30 Boil off gas 
  • Management, Storage, Disposal
10:55 coffee-break  Networking Coffee Break
11:10 Safety risks
  • Temperature
  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Roll over and RPT
11:35

Regulations (IGC, IGF)

  • Safe zone
  • Handling rules
  • Ventilation and gas detection
12:00 Bunkering methods
  • Pipe
  • RTW
  • Barge
12:20

Bunkering procedure 

  • 8 minute video included
12:50 lunch-break Networking Lunch 
13:50

Bunkering by steps

  • Walk through of procedure
14:20

Measurements

  • Different methods
14:45

Price comparisons

  • LNG's, VLSFO, LSMGO
15:05

IGF Code

  • Current status
15:20

Bunker Training

  • IMO requirements
  • MPA requirements
15:35 Wrap Up

Registration Options

Introduction to Shipping and Bunkering:

£650

Ship & Yacht Registry Course:

£25

MWG21 Flagship Conference:

£1075

Introduction to LNG Bunkering:

£650

 

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