This document is written for organisations involved in training officers, including cargo engineers, for LPG cargo operations. It is written at a high-level and is suitable for individuals that are technically qualified and experienced in the subject of training and LPG operations.
This document updates and replaces the previous edition LPG Shipping Suggested Competency Standards (2008). This update reflects changes in technology and lessons learnt from incidents since the previous edition was published. The growing use of LPG as a fuel by LPG carriers (LPGCs) is a significant addition now covered by this edition.