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Course Schedule
Classroom Sessions:
Date Venue Fees
27 - 31 May 2024 London - UK $5,950
29 Jul - 02 Aug 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
02 - 06 Sep 2024 Kigali - Rwanda $5,950
30 Sep - 04 Oct 2024 Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia $5,950
04 - 08 Nov 2024 Kigali - Rwanda $5,950
25 - 29 Nov 2024 Dubai - UAE $5,950
23 - 27 Dec 2024 London - UK $5,950
17 - 21 Feb 2025 Dubai - UAE $5,950
Online Sessions:

29 Jul - 02 Aug 2024 Online $3,950
04 - 08 Nov 2024 Online $3,950
17 - 21 Feb 2025 Online $3,950
Course Description


In today’s oil & gas industry, the transport of crude and other refined products is predominantly done by large sea carriers. In this respect, the organization and safe & operation of marine terminals is considered of utmost importance for efficient transferring and storing of petrol products at the designated facilities. Professionals in charge of operating and managing of Oil & Gas Marine Terminals are required to have full and updated knowledge of Health, Safety, Security, and Environment (HSSE) aspects, including mechanical integrity of equipment and safety of operation procedures that are governed by international regulations and standards, ISGOTT, EMA, etc., together with the environmental pollution protection aspects, according to MARPOL Convention.

In this Oil and Gas Marine Terminals training course, the participants coming from companies that operate marine terminals will be provided with the necessary knowledge and updated tools and skills that will enable them to successfully handle various technical and safety issues during terminal operations such as cargo transfer support, including custody transfer, emergency response and vessel berthing support, according to international regulations and standards. This Oil & Gas Technology training course will focus on both managerial and technical aspects of terminal operation that are prerequisite for successful operation of such complex facilities. This Oil and Gas Marine Terminals training course will include several workshops with real problems from the terminal practice which will enable discussions and exchange of experiences.

This GLOMACS Oil and Gas Marine Terminals training course will feature:

  • Hydrocarbon Properties & Handling
  • Regulations & Requirements
  • Terminal Operation and Safety Management
  • Vessel Operations and Interaction with Terminal
  • Terminal Emergency Organization
  • Security & Safety According to International Standards


By the end of this Oil and Gas Marine Terminals training course, the participants will be able to:

  • Identify the important aspects of operations of oil & gas marine terminals
  • Follow the international regulations & requirements
  • Carry out planning of storage & transfer systems for different petrol products
  • Understand the procedure of interaction with oil tankers and gas carriers
  • Manage and organize the emergency response plans in case of oil spill
  • Apply updated methods of risk assessment in marine terminal operations

Training Methodology

This Oil and Gas Marine Terminals training course will be conducted along workshop principles with formal lectures and interactive worked examples included in several workshops. Presented also will be several illustrative and instructive videos. The emphasis in this training course will be on the explanation of all technical points and providing answers to problems that are encountered in everyday situations related to operation and management of terminal facilities.

Each learning point will be reinforced with practical examples. There will be ample opportunities for active discussion and sharing professional experiences and exchange that will help solidify the gained knowledge. All training course materials will be provided.

Organisational Impact

Professional management and operation of Oil & Gas marine terminals is vital to the budgetary success of the organization.

The organization will realize:

  • Improved Operational Integrity
  • Improved Operational Performance
  • Improved Equipment Usage
  • Better Safety Record
  • Improved Terminal Profitability
  • Improved Terminal Integration and Operation

Personal Impact

  • Operations & Management of Oil & Gas Marine Terminals
  • Understanding of International Regulations & Requirements for Marine Terminals
  • Development of Good Terminal Management Skills
  • Quantitative Risk Assessment Techniques in Marine Terminal Operations
  • Vessel Operations in Marine Terminal
  • Planning Techniques in Storage & Transfer Systems


This GLOMACS Oil and Gas Marine Terminals training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Marine Terminal Facility Managers and Coordinators
  • Terminal Superintendents, Supervisors and Engineers
  • Safety and Environmental Managers, Engineers and Officers
  • Spill Management Team Members
  • Transfer Supervisors
  • Marine Shipping Coordinators
  • Dock Maintenance Planners
Course Outline


Cargo Properties

  • Seminar Overview and Introductions
  • Dangerous Cargos
    • Toxicity
    • Confined Spaces
    • Breathable Atmospheres
  • Hydrocarbon Properties
    • Crude Oil
    • Liquified Petroleum Gas
    • Liquified Natural Gas
  • Fires & Explosions
    • UEL & LEL
    • BLEVE
    • Pancake Cloud Explosions


Storage & Transfer

  • Storage Tanks
    • Atmospheric above Ground Storage Tanks
    • Floating Roof, Fixed Roof, Variable Vapor Space and Pressurized Tanks
    • Tank Inspections & Cleaning
  • Transfer Systems
    • Centrifugal Pumps Design and Operation
    • Piping Systems
    • Flow and Pressure Matching
  • Ship-shore Transfers
    • Marine Loading Arms
    • Lightering
    • The Ship / Shore Safety Checklist


Harbor & Vessels

  • Jetties, Quays, Wharves & SBMs
    • Harbour Design and Construction
    • Sizing & Tidal Effects
    • Depth Constraints & Dredging Operations
    • SBM Design & Construction
  • Hoses
    • Cargo Compatibility
    • Marking & Testing
    • Storage & Maintenance
  • Shipboard Management
    • Disposal of Tanks Washings, Slops & Dirty Ballast
    • Bunkering
    • Communications & Emergency Response Plans


Terminal Management

  • Storage & Transfer Planning
  • Berthing Support
  • Cargo Transfer Support
  • Emergency Response
  • Vessel Departure Support
  • Security and Vessel Access
  • International Regulations & Requirements for Oil & Gas Marine Terminals

Safety and Risk

  • Ignition Sources
    • Electrostatic Charge
    • Hazardous Zone Classification
    • Intrinsically Safe Equipment
  • Fire Fighting & Protection
    • Fire Detection Systems
    • Fire-fighting Systems
    • Shipboard Firefighting Systems
  • Risk
    • Risk Assessments & Management


World Fiscal Systems

  • Petroleum Fiscal Systems
  • Fiscal Systems Classification
  • Systems around the World
  • Concessionary System
  • Production Sharing Contract
  • Risk Service Contracts
  • Technical Assistant (EOR) Contracts
  • JV Burden on Contractor
  • Direct State Participation
  • Work Commitments
  • On successful completion of this training course, GLOMACS Certificate will be awarded to the delegates
  • Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) : In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsor, one CPE credit is granted per 50 minutes of attendance
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