Gas Tanker Familiarization Course (GTF)

Duration 5 days

Approved By D. G. Shipping, Govt. of India via Approval No.TR/A/195/2013 dated: 17.07.2013

Actual Fees 3,000.00 INR

Advance Fees 1,000.00 INR

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  • This course provides training for all junior officers, ratings, cadets and any officer person assigned duties and responsibilities related to the cargo or cargo equipment on liquefied gas tankers
  • The course covers the requirement of section A-V/1-2-1 pertaining to the minimum standard of competence in liquefied gas tankers familiarization training of the STCW code adopted by the IMO convention on standards of training, certification and watch keeping for seafarers 1978, as amended in 1995
  • The familiarization training for liquefied gas tanker is a mandatory course for obtaining of a level - 1 Gas Tanker Endorsement (DCE), which is a requirement under STCW Regulation V/1, for all seafarers wanting to serve on board liquefied gas tankers

Eligibility Criteria

  • All Seafarers and who have completed a Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (FPFF), Elementary First Aid (EFA) and Augmentation of Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (AUGFF)
  • Holder of Passport, INDoS, CDC & CoC

Documents Required

  • Photocopy of CDC (with sailing experience)
  • Photocopy of CoC (If Applicable)
  • Photocopy of INDoS
  • Photocopy of Passport
  • 2 Passport Size Color Photographs


  • 100% attendance is required for successful completion of the course