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LNG Shipping

An Intensive 5-Day Online Training Course

LNG Shipping

Revolution of the Gas Industry

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Why Choose this Training Course?

Why Choose this Online Training Course?

This PetroKnowledge online training course charts a rich history of progress and innovation that has revolutionized the gas industry. From humble beginnings, the LNG industry and global trade have seen substantial growth in recent years. This LNG shipping course covers the transit of LNG cargos on voyages across the globe, which have become leading contributors to the energy mix and security of supply to existing and emerging energy markets. 

With a view full eye on the future of this innovative industry, during this course, delegates will be afforded with the key aspects of LNG shipping, encompassing operational and commercial aspects through to technological advances and new applications.

Shipping is the heart of the LNG industry. Understanding the end-to-end key topics enables effective decision making for existing players within the industry and provides breadth and depth of knowledge for those new players looking to benefit from the opportunities presented in the evolving market.   

This online training course will highlight:

  • LNG ships and technology
  • Shipping trade
  • LNG shipping developments
  • Custody transfer
  • Incidents and safety record

What are the Goals?

What are the Goals?

At the end of this online training course, you will learn to: 

  • Understand the role LNG shipping plays within the gas industry
  • Be able to determine the key points influencing global LNG trade
  • Comprehend the technology and developments 
  • Understand operations, commercial and safety requirements
  • Be able to appreciate the new industry trends and their effects on LNG shipping

Who is this Training Course for?

Who is this Online Training Course for?

The online training course is suitable for professionals working within a management or technical function for an energy or shipping organization looking to broaden their understanding of LNG shipping.

This course is suitable for a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Managers, supervisors, and engineers within the LNG industry
  • Professionals within the shipping industry
  • Professionals within energy trading and operations/asset management
  • Interested parties within the world of energy and shipping (such as surveyors)
  • Interested parties within risk management and insurance
  • Professionals within energy technology 
  • Interested parties within energy and energy retail developments
  • Other Engineers who would like a further understanding of the LNG shipping processes

How will this Training Course be Presented?

How will this Online Training Course be Presented?

This online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The online training course is conducted Online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of any location of your choice. 

Organisational Impact

Shipping is the heart of the LNG industry. Understanding the end-to-end key topics enables effective decision making for existing players within the industry and provides breadth and depth of knowledge for those new players looking to benefit from the opportunities presented in the evolving market.

This online training course positively influences organizations by:

  • Charting the progress of the industry and a view on the future developments
  • Understanding the commercial, operational and environment aspects of the industry
  • Providing the key points for optimizing operations for the end to end LNG value chain
  • Understand the stock management and custody transfer process.
  • Understand the safety requirements 
  • Appreciate the safety record and the effect on public opinion

Personal Impact

Participants of the course will understand the key role LNG shipping plays in the evolving gas industry as countries seek to deliver security of supply and reduce carbon emissions.

Participants will be able to identify the key points for consideration to effectively manage the LNG shipping process. This online training course will cover a wide range of topics, including commercial, operational, and environmental aspects. 

Participants will know how to raise the profile at their workplace for the importance of: 

  • Safety considerations for marine and LNG operations
  • Custody transfer and stock management aspects
  • LNG technology developments
  • The future trends withing the LNG industry

Daily Agenda

Day One: Introduction to LNG Shipping and Technology

  • What is LNG
  • Energy mix
  • Security of supply
  • End to end value chain
  • LNG global trend and significant projects 
  • History of shipping
  • Containment technology
  • View of current tonnage

Day Two: Shipping trade and LNG Stock Management

  • Shipping Routes and considerations
  • LNG trade (spot and fixed)
  • LNG stock management
  • Quality considerations
  • Material losses
  • Liquefaction
  • Part cargos
  • Rollover

Day Three: Ship Propulsion considerations and LNG Developments

  • Marine fuel oil and LNG as a marine fuel
  • Emissions considerations
  • FSRU and FSU
  • Ship to ship, ship to shore to ship
  • Reload operations
  • Ice class and artic LNG
  • Small scale, Bunkering, and retail LNG

Day Four: Whole Fleet considerations and Custody Transfer 

  • Ship shore compatibility
  • Shipping audits
  • Material transfer and quality measurements
  • Surveyors requirements and process
  • Contractual requirements
  • Stock reconciliation

Day Five: Loading/Unloading Requirements, Maintenance, and Safety 

  • Ship shore meetings
  • Recordings of transfer timings 
  • Letters of protest 
  • Maintenance requirements
  • Safety systems 
  • Incidents
  • Safety record and public opinion


  • On successful completion of this online training course, a PetroKnowledge E-Certificate will be awarded to the delegates

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I register for a training course?

  • To register online through our website, please click “Enroll Now” on the course page, complete and submit the form. A confirmation e-mail and instructions will be sent to the participant’s e-mail.
  • You may also get in touch with our Registration Team on
    +971 50 981 7386 | +971 2 557 7389 or send an email to

When and how do I arrange payments?

  • Payments can be made in USD or UAE local currency AED (Arab Emirates Dirhams) either by Bank Transfer or by Credit Card. Our Bank Account details will be provided on the invoice.
  • Course fees are payable upon booking unless a valid, authorized Purchase Order is provided and accepted.
  • Invoices will be sent via email/courier to the ID/name and address provided.
  • The course fee shall be settled prior to course start date. Corporate payments with existing payment policy shall be relayed to us in advance.

When should I expect to receive confirmation of registration?

Upon successful registration online, enrolment on the respective training course will be confirmed by Registration Team by e-mail along with the invoice and joining instruction.

Is there a discount for more than one registrant/course?

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