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Gas Carrier Video Based Training - (LGC TV)

Gas Carrier Video Based Training is intended for and published for the Marine Inspector.  We currently have short lectures available and will develop technical, Performance and Qualification Standards (PQS), training episodes as we move forward.

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Gas Carrier - Top 5 Deficiencies  
3 min lecture presentation on the Top 5 Deficiencies found on Gas Carriers
Published: 17 Sept 2018

 


Gas Carrier -  Lecture Training Presentations

 

  Pre Exam Preparation 
10 min lecture presentation on Pre Exam Preparation where we discuss the Certificate of Compliance, Gas Carrier Code applicability, and important four gas meter related Safety Alerts. 
Recorded: 25 Mar 2019
 
 
    IPP NLS Certificate
5 min lecture presentation where we discuss the process of inspecting the International Pollution Prevention (IPP) for Noxious Liquid Substances (NLS) certificate.
Recorded: 17 April 2019
 
 
  Certificate of Fitness (COF) 
5 min lecture presentation on the where you can learn how to review a Certificate of Fitness. Here we discuss survey timelines and anniversary dates, the different types of COFs and regulatory applicability as per the keel laid date. We also go through the certificate and break down the different parts of the COF document. 
Recorded: 26 Feb 2019
 
 
  Crew Training
3 min lecture presentation on Crew Training where we cover certification and basic training requirements as discussed in the foreign gas carrier examiner TTP.
Recorded: 18 Oct 2019
 
 
  Subchapter "O" Endorsement - Plan Review 
13 min lecture presentation on Subchapter "O" Endorsement Plan Review where you can learn how to plan and review a Subchapter “O” Endorsement. Here we discuss Enhanced Steel Grades, Ambient Design Temperature, Cargo Tank Temperature & Pressure Control, and Maximum Allowable Relief Valve Settings (MARVs) requirements. 
Recorded: 26 Feb 2019
 
  Subchapter "O" Endorsement (SOE) - Inspection
5 min lecture presentation where we point out important areas for marine inspectors to review while inspecting the Subchapter O Endorsement (SOE).
Recorded: 18 April 2019
 
  Certificate of Inhibition 
4 min lecture presentation on the Certificate of Inhibition where we discuss what areas the marine inspector should verify on the certificate. 
Recorded: 12 April 2019
 
  Annex II Documents:    Cargo Record Book,   P&A Manual,   SMPEP
4 min lecture presentation where we discuss what areas the marine inspector should verify on the Cargo Record Book, Procedures and Arrangements (P&A) Manual, Shipboard Marine Pollution Emergency Plan (SMPEP) to Noxious Liquid Substances (NLS). 
Recorded: 21 April 2019
 
  Cargo Operations Manual and Stability Booklet
4 min lecture presentation where we provide the marine inspector with guidance with inspection of the Cargo Operations Manual and Stability Booklet.
Recorded: 11 April 2019
 
  Loading Limits
4 min lecture presentation where we provide the marine inspector with some important points they should understand when reviewing cargo loading limits.
Recorded: 20 April 2019
 
    Gas Detection - LEL and Toxicity 
6 min lecture presentation on Gas Detection, Lower Explosive Limit and Toxicity Levels.
Recorded: 17 Sept 2018
 
  Gas Detection - Fixed
8 min lecture presentation on Fixed Gas Detection.  Here we discuss types of gas detection systems, types of gas detectors, calibration of gas detection, and sampling points as discussed in the Gas Carrier examiner TTP.
Recorded: 27 Aug 2019
 
  Portable Gas Detection Equipment 
6 min lecture presentation where we discuss inspection concerns related to Portable Gas Detection Equipment used on gas carriers.
Recorded: 13 July 2019
 
  Instrumentation  
8 minute lecture presentation on cargo Temperature Indicating Devices, Pressure Monitoring Devices, and Overflow Control as discussed in the Foreign Gas Carrier Examiner TTP.
Recorded: 30 Jan 2020
 
    Health and Safety 
4 min lecture presentation on Health and Safety.
Recorded: 09 Aug 2019
 
  Air Lock
6 min lecture presentation on Air Locks.
Recorded: 17 Sept 2018
 
  Emergency Shutdown System (ESD)
6 min lecture presentation on the cargo Emergency Shutdown System.
Recorded: 15 Jan 2020
 
             Maximum Allowable Relief Valves
4 min lecture presentation where we provide the marine inspector with important regulatory requirements related to changing of Maximum Allowable Relief Valve Settings (MARVS).
Recorded: 19 April 2019
 
   
Coming Soon - Inert Gas Systems
 
  Lifeboats
9 min lecture presentation reviews lifeboat air support and items found on gas carriers transporting flammable or toxic cargoes.
Recorded: 08 Aug 2019
 
  Electrical Installations in Hazardous Areas
9 min lecture presentation on electrical data plate identification and examples of marine deficiencies found during Coast Guard examinations.
Recorded: 02 Nov 2018
 
  Cargo Ventilation System
5 min lecture presentation providing the marine inspector a better understanding of how positive and negative ventilation should function in both the Cargo Machinery Motor Room and the Cargo Machinery (Compressor) Room.
Recorded: 12 April 2019
 

 
  Gas as Fuel System
9 min lecture presentation on the Gas as Fuel supply system where we discuss the basic areas of  concern for the marine inspector while inspecting the Gas as Fuel supply system on gas carriers; more detailed inspection process to follow during future episode.
Recorded: 02 July 2019
 
   
Coming Soon - Firefighting Systems
 
  Follow Up Actions
4 min lecture presentation on Follow Up Actions where we discuss how to properly complete a Certificate of Compliance (COC) form, and we discuss how to properly enter the Subchapter "O" Endorsement into MISLE.
Recorded: 20 Jun 2019
 


 

 

Gas Carrier - Performance and Qualification Standards (PQS) Presentations

     
 


 
    (GH01) Decontamination Shower
(GH02) Eye Wash Station 

8 min #CGHowTo PQS presentation and demonstration on Decontamination Shower and Eye Wash Station requirements. 
Published: 12 June 2019    

 

     
Where does LNG come from?
       
  LNG Basics
7 min animation explains how gas is located and extracted.
Published: 21 Oct 2015
 
  Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Value Chain
4 min animation explains the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Value Chain.
Published: 03 May 2016
 
  Converting gas into a liquid
3 min animation explains how gas is converted to a liquid and then shipped.
Published: 10 Dec 2012
 

 

 

Using a Heat Exchanger to Convert gas into a liquid
4 min narrated animation, at the 1:00 minute mark, provides a basic explanation on how a heat exchanger, using refrigerant, is used to convert gas into a liquid.
Published: 09 Nov 2015
 
     
LNG Demonstration: Three Part Series
       
 

 

 

1 of 3 Part Series Demonstrating LNG Characteristics
8 min demonstration of LNG characteristics.
Published: 21 Oct 2015
 

 

 

2 of 3 Part Series Demonstrating LNG Characteristics
8 min demonstration of LNG characteristics.
Published: 21 Oct 2015
 

 

 

3 of 3 Part Series Demonstrating LNG Characteristics
8 min demonstration of LNG characteristics.
Published: 21 Oct 2015
 
     
Physical Explosion: LNG Rapid Phase Transitions (RPT)
     
 

Physical Explosion: LNG Rapid Phase Transitions (RPT)
3 min demonstration of a Physical Explosion. LNG spilled onto water sometime undergoes a rapid phase transition (RPT) or physical explosion creating localized overpressure. Such physical explosions are also observed when water contacts molten metal or hot lava (steam explosions).
Published: 21 Oct 2015

  Gas Tanker - Jettisoning Liquid Gas -262 f (-163 c) on the Open Sea 
9 min narrated 1973 video footage showing Methane jettisoning test on open sea from LNG Vessel Cargo tank rupture caused by increase of pressure - Emergency procedure for gas carriers.
Published: 23 Jun 2019
 
     
Flammability Limits
     
  Flammability Diagram
11 min narrated animation discusses the flammability diagram.
Published: 07 Nov 2016
 
  Flash Point Temperature
10 min chalkboard style narrated presentation discusses Flash Point Temperature of Benzene.
Published: 07 Feb 2012
 
  Complete and Incomplete Combustion
4 min narrated animation about combustion of methane: the effects; the two different types of combustion and the products of the two types of combustion.
Published: 21 Jul 2016
 
  LEL Bottle Rocket (Demonstration)
6 min demonstration clearly showing the effects of lean vs rich flammable environment by adding drops of acetone in an empty 2 liter bottle and then launching the bottle by igniting the vapors.
Published: 04 Feb 2016
 
     
Dry Chemical Firefighting Stations
     
  Dry Chemical Power Systems
3 min animation, shows the main parts of Dry Chemical Power (DCP) system and their installation location on a LNG carrier, how to extinguish the fire with monitor in manifolds area, how to extinguish the fire with the hose station in deck area and system related services.
Published: 08 Feb 2018
 
     
Calibration of Portable Gas Detection
     
  Calibration of Portable Gas Detection Equipment
2 min narrated animation about Calibration of Portable Gas Detection Equipment.
Published: 30 Oct 2015
 
     
Nitrogen/Inert Gas Generator Systems
     
  Generon IGS - Membrane Systems
7 min narrated animation discussing how membrane filters are used to create dry air and nitrogen.
Published: 11 Aug 2011
 
  OSGS Nitrogen Membrane
7 min narrated animation discussing how membrane filters are used to create dry air and nitrogen.
Published: 11 Aug 2011
 
  NGP Plus API Working Principle PSA
6 min narrated animation explaining the Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) process to create nitrogen.
Published: 11 Oct 2017
 
     
     

 

LNG Carriers

Q-Max Q-Flex LNG Carrier Construction
6 min animation showing construction of an LNG carrier with membrane tanks.
Published: 21 Feb 2011
 

LNG Super Tankers 49 min documentary discusses LNG super tankers.
Published: 07 Jan 2015
 

Ship to Ship (STS) Transfer
3 min video discusses Ship to Ship (STS) Transfer.
Published: 19 Jun 2014
 

Ship to Ship (STS) Mooring Operation
3 min video showing Ship to Ship (STS) mooring operations.
Published: 19 Jun 2014
 

Ship to Ship (STS) Mooring Operation (Oil Tankers)
3 min video showing Ship to Ship (STS) mooring operations (Oil Tankers).
Published: 19 Jun 2014
 

Membrane Tank Technology
10 min narrated animation/documentary video discusses membrane tank technology.
Published: 05 Nov 2013
 

Robotic Mastic Dispenser for Membrane Tank Technology
3 min documentary video shows the robotic mastic dispenser used during membrane tank construction.
Published: 05 Nov 2013
 

Membrane Tank Technology - Mark III
1 min animation shows Mark III membrane tank construction.
Published: 07 Nov 2013
 

Membrane Tank Technology - NO 96
1 min animation shows NO 96 membrane tank construction.
Published: 07 Nov 2013
 

LNG regasification Pump
1 min narrated animation/documentary discusses an LNG regasification pump.
Published: 07 April 2014
 

LNG regasification Pump Cut-away
1 min recorded video show the internals of a cut-away on an LNG regasification pump while pump is in slow rotation.
Published: 15 Feb 2010
 

Floating Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier Concepts

D-FLNG
7 min animation showing a floating liquefied natural gas facility.
Published: 30 Dec 2011
 

3D animation showing a floating liquefied natural gas facility and an LNG carrier
1 min animation showing a floating liquefied natural gas facility and an LNG carrier.
Published: 05 Feb 2015

 

Floating Production and Storage Offloading (FPSO) Concepts


Floating Production and Storage Offloading (FPSO)
15 min narrated animation explains the function of Floating Production and Storage Offloading vessel.
Published: 21 May 2015
 

FPSO Fundamentals
2 min narrated animation provides introduction to the FPSO (Floating Production, storage and Offloading system) principles.
Published: 26 Mar 2012
 

FPSO mooring and loading operation
4min animation shows a Floating Production and Storage Offloading mooring and loading operation.
Published: 21 May 2015
 
 

Propulsion Emission Scrubbers


Exhaust Gas Cleaning Scrubber (Report Broken Link)
5 min narrated animation explains the function an Exhaust Gas Cleaning Scrubber.
Published: 02 Feb 2014
 

Propulsion Hybrid Emissions Scrubber - I
5 min narrated animation/documentary explains the function a hybrid scrubber.
Published: 09 Aug 2012
 

Hybrid Emissions Scrubber - II
6 min narrated animation explains the function a hybrid scrubber.
Published: 10 Sep 2014

 

Turbine Technology


3D animation of industrial gas turbine working principle
4 min narrated animation explains the function a twin shaft turbine.
Published: 09 July 2014
 

How a gas Turbine Works (101)

2 min narrated animation explains the function of how a gas turbine, the heart of the power plant, produces an electric current that delivers power to our people.
Published: 06 Jan 2016
 

Steam Turbine Construction
53 min documentary explains Steam Turbine Construction.
Published: 17 Sept 2016
 

Steam Turbine Assembling
5 min animation detailing Steam Turbine Assembly.
Published: 06 Sept 2011

 

Steam Turbine HP Steam Flow
4 min narrated animation explains High Pressure steam traveling through a combined cycle power plant.
Published: 09 April 2010
 

Steam Turbine (ST) Sealing Steam System Overview
3 min narrated animation explains where sealing steam comes from and how it is used to seal the ST in a combined cycle plant.
Published: 19 June 2014
 

Steam Turbine Power Generation
4 min narrated animation explains how the boiler creates steam for the Steam Turbine Power Generation plant.
Published: 12 Feb 2014
 

Steam Turbine Operation
2 min narrated animation explains how Steam Turbine function.
Published: 12 Feb 2014
 

Steam Turbine Operation
2 min narrated animation explains how Steam Turbine function.
Published: 12 Feb 2014
 
 
 

LNG Facilities

Differential pressure level transmitter - Endress + Hauser (41156)

3 minute narrated animation explains how Differential Pressure Level Transmitters work.
Published: 13 Nov 2012
 

Eagle LNG - Jacksonville, FL Facility Animation
3 minute narrated animation explains how natural gas is converted to liquid and then stored.
Published: 30 Jan 2017
 

Emco Wheaton Marine Loading Arm - ERS
30 sec animated video demonstrating the function of the Powered Emergency Release Coupler (PERC).
Published: 24 July 2012
 

Marine loading arm ERS test
30 sec recorded video demonstrating the function of the Powered Emergency Release Coupler (PERC).
Published: 22 Feb 2016
 

Accidental Powered Emergency Release Coupler (PERC) activation on an LNG Tanker.
2 min surveillance video showing an accidental Powered Emergency Release Coupler (PERC) activation on an LNG Tanker.
Published: 17 November 2011

 

New Tanker Design

Evolution of a Super Tanker
3 min narrated animation on Evolution of a Super Tanker.
Published: 19 July 2016
 

Oil Tanker How they are Made


Oil Tanker Ships
5 min short documentary on how Oil Tankers are made.
Published: 11 Oct 2009

Oil Tankers
45 min lengthy documentary on Oil Tankers.
Published: 19 July 2016

 

Inert Gas System (IGS) Flue Gas

Components and Internals of an Inert Gas System (IGS) Flue Gas
10 min animated video shows the flow and internal parts breakdown of an IGS system.
Published: 04 Dec 2015

 

Cargo Tank Vapour Control


Cargo Tank Components of Vapour Control
31 min narrated animated/documentary video shows components of Cargo Tank Vapour Control system.
Published: 28 Sep 2015
 

Pressure Vacuum Valve (PV)  

Components and Internals of an Inert Gas System (IGS) Flue Gas
4 min narrated slide presentation providing an introduction of Pressure Vacuum (PV) Valves used onboard marine and offshore tankers.
Published: 09 April 2015

Pressure Vacuum Relief Valve
1 min animated video demonstrates internal function of Pressure Vacuum (PV) Valves used onboard marine and offshore tankers.
Published: 16 May 2014

Pilot Operated Relief Valve - Farris 3800
5 min narrated animation explains the design difference between a spring loaded and pilot operated relief valve and what applications benefit from a PORV. An overpressure scenario demonstrates the actuation and flow path through the RV.
Published: 25 Jan 2018

 
 
Organizations

SIGTTO Film 2018
7 min narrated presentation providing an introduction about SIGTTO and its role as the industry body for liquefied gas shipping and terminals..
Published: 14 Sept 2018