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Girik Institute: Your Partner for Comprehensive Basic IGF Code Training

Basic IGF Code training for personnel sailing on ships subject to the IGF Code Seafarers responsible for designated safety duties associated with the care, use or emergency response to fuel onboard ships subject to the IGF code shall hold a certificate in basic training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code. Every candidate for certification in basic training for service on ships subject to the IGF Code shall:

  1. have completed the approved basic training required by regulation V/3, paragraph 5 of the STCW Convention, by their capacity, duties and responsibilities as set out in STCW Code table A-V/3-1; and
  2. be required to provide evidence that the mandated standard of competence has been achieved by the methods and the criteria for evaluating competence tabulated in columns 3 and 4 of STCW Code table A-V/3-1.

In addition to providing a cleaner, safer environment, how does the code affect individual seafarers? Training Requirements To ensure safety onboard and in the ports where ships operating with low flashpoint fuels call, SOLAS and the STCW Code have been amended to require additional training. The code mandates minimum requirements for training and qualifications for masters, officers, ratings and other personnel on ships subject to the IGF Code.

To know more about the Basic IGF code, contact Girik Institute of Maritime Studies at:

Mobile: +91-7208482484 / 8828102586

Landline No: +91-22-41272900 / 49243022

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