LNG Operations in Port Areas: Essential best practices for the Industry (eBook)

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LNG Operations in Port Areas: Essential best practices for the Industry (eBook)

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This book collates the experiences of the SIGTTO membership to provide best practice for managing gas shipping operations in port. It contains useful profiles of the risks associated with gas operations and highlights the risks that are connected to gas operations for those who administer ports and provide essential services in port areas.

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This book draws on the collective experience of the SIGTTO membership to provide guidance to best practice in managing gas shipping operations within ports.


The publication also carries a useful profile of the risks associated with gas operations.

INTRODUCTION

1. HAZARDS OF LNG OPERATIONS

1.1 SAFETY CRITICAL PROPERTIES OF LNG

1.2 CONTAINMENT SYSTEMS FOR LNG

1.3 RESISTANCE OF GAS TANKERS TO COLLISION AND GROUNDING IMPACTS

1.4 CHARACTERISTICS OF GAS RELEASES TO THE ATMOSPHERE

1.5 CONSEQUENCES OF INGRESS FROM THE SEA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2. RISK ASSESSMENT

2.1 QRA METHODOLOGY

2.2 SPECIAL AREAS FOR PERFORMING A QRA OF LNG PORT OPERATIONS

2.3 SUMMARY OF GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

3. MANAGING TANKER TRANSITS

3.1 ANCHORAGES

3.2 APPROACH CHANNELS

3.3 TURNING BASINS

3.4 OPERATIONAL MANAGEMENT OF TANKER TRANSITS

3.5 SPECIAL DEFENCE PROCEDURES

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

4. TERMINAL SITE SELECTION

4.1 ELEMENTARY CRITERIA

4.2 TERMINAL OPERATIONS (BASIS OF DESIGN)

4.3 PORT OPERATIONS (MANOEUVRES)

4.4 EXTERNAL THREATS (PROTECTIVE LOCATION)

4.5 PORT DEVELOPMENT

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

5. MANAGING GAS TRANSFER OPERATIONS

5.1 THE ELEMENTS OF INTERFACE SECURITY

5.2 EFFECTIVE MOORING

5.3 CARGO TRANSFER SYSTEMS (EMERGENCY SHUTDOWN – ESD)

5.4 JETTY OPERATIONS AND CONTROL

5.5 PROTECTION FROM EXTERNAL THREATS

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

6. MANAGING RELATIONS WITH PORT AUTHORITIES AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS

6.1 CONTINGENCY PLANNING

6.2 LOCAL PARTNERSHIPS

6.3 APELL

6.4 MANAGING THE LNG RISK – “SUCCESSFUL” TO “SIGNIFICANT”

BIBLIOGRAPHY

The purpose of SIGTTO is to promote shipping and terminal operations for liquefied gases which are safe, environmentally responsible and reliable. To fulfil this mission it will:

  • Proactively develop best operating practices and guideline

  • Sustain a learning environment by sharing lessons learned

  • Promote training and development of all within the industry

  • Foster mutually beneficial relationships with regulatory authorities and other stakeholders

  • Conduct its business with professionalism and integrity

Title: LNG Operations in Port Areas: Essential best practices for the Industry (eBook)
Number of Pages: 34
Product Code: WS1084EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-256-2 (9781856092562), ISBN 10: 1-85609-256-9 (1856092569)
Published Date: September 2003

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