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LNG Familiarisation

About this course

This one day course is aimed at personnel who will be involved with LNG or LNG vessels while in port. This might include jetty operators, pilots, tug crews, or ship’s agents amongst others.

The course can be delivered at the clients’ premises and can be tailored to suit individual company needs (by prior arrangement).

Course content includes:

  • Background to LNG
  • Properties of LNG
  • Hazards of LNG
  • LNG ship overview
  • Ship safety systems
  • Regulations for gas carriers
  • LNG cargo operations
  • LNG emergencies

Course delivery location

This course is delivered from our new maritime simulation centre at Solent University's main East Park Terrace campus in Southampton city centre. Please check your joining instructions for further information.

How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.

Course information


100% attendance is required for certification.

Teaching methods

Lectures, audio-visual presentations and group discussion.



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