Chemical Tankers: A Pocket Safety Guide

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January 2013

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Chemical Tankers: A Pocket Safety Guide

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This pocket-sized book covers basic tanker safety practices for crew serving on, or about to

serve on, chemical tankers. It provides a useful introduction to tanker practice, terminology

and standards.

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The ISM Code sets standards for companies SMS and operating manuals. When you are on board a chemical tanker you must closely follow these standards. This book is an addition to them, not an alternative.


The owner, operator, Master, senior officers and everybody on board your ship have a duty to comply with good and proper chemical tanker practice.


As a crew member on a chemical tanker, this book will help you with the basics, and the first part of the book looks at the ships and the kind of cargoes they carry. Whereas the rest of the book looks in more detail at the specific hazards and the safety-based responses to them.


You are encouraged to use this book as an introduction to chemical tanker safety and you should seek more information and detail on the various contents of this book. If you are still unsure about any aspect you should ask an officer or other member of the ship’s crew.

The CDI is a chemical industry organization, incorporated under the law of the Netherlands as the Stichting Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI) and operates as a non-profit making foundation.

CDI is managed by a Board of Directors consisting of seven individuals nominated by the participating chemical companies. The Board of Directors establishes policy and is responsible for overall affairs of the foundation. Individual Executive Boards are elected to oversee and direct the staff managing day to day activities for the Marine, Terminals and Marine Packed Cargo Schemes.

Title: Chemical Tankers: A Pocket Safety Guide
Edition: Second
Number of Pages: 72
Product Code: WS1380K
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-570-9 (9781856095709), ISBN 10: 1-85609-570-3 (1856095703)
Published Date: January 2013
Binding Format: Paperback
Book Height: 180 mm
Book Width: 120 mm
Weight: 0.13 kg
Author: Chemical Distribution Institute

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