Travel Arrangements - MEBA Members

Students attending the "LNG as a Fuel": Combined Basic & Advanced IGF Code Operations class should plan on a full day of training on the last day of class.  Due to the volume of material covered in this class, students will not be finished on the last day until approximately 5:00 PM.

  • Students who are driving should not expect to leave campus until the evening of the last day of class.
  • Students who are flying should book their flights for the day after the class ends.


This 4-day course meets the new mandatory minimum requirements in the STCW Convention and Code for the training and qualifications of relevant personnel on ships subject to the International Code of Safety for Ships using Gases or other Low-flashpoint Fuels (IGF Code) entered into force on 1 January 2017. Successful completion of the course will help prepare the licensed mariner to apply for the IGF Code Operations Endorsement issued by the USCG NMC. Interactive classroom lectures and computer-based simulations will include a review of the properties of LNG and basic laws of thermodynamics. Additionally, students will focus on LNG bunkering operational considerations, LNG system design, safety requirements, pollution prevention and hazard controls. Classroom learning objectives will be supplemented by simulation demonstrations and assessments.


Course Capacity: 12 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

USCG Approval: Any applicant who has successfully completed our Combined Basic & Advanced IGF Code Operations (MEBAMD-807) course will satisfy:

  • The training and standards of competence required by STCW Code Section A-V/3 and Tables A-V/3-1 and A-V/3-2, as amended 2010, for original or renewal of STCW endorsements for Basic and Advanced IGF Code Operations: AND
  • This course will partially satisfy the Fuel Transfer requirements contained in CG-MMC Policy Letter 01-21, Enclosure (2) Paragraph (2)(b)(1) and Enclosure (2) Paragraph (5) giving credit for 2 Fuel Transfers.

This course does not satisfy any requirements for sea service.