Peril at Sea and Salvage A Guide for Masters 5th Edition (eBook)

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September 1998


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This guide provides information to assist masters in making decisions when confronted with a perilous situation.

 

Prepared principally with oil tankers and gas carriers in mind, but much of the advice is appropriate to other ships.

 

 

 

FOREWORD

 

CHAPTER 1 ASSISTANCE, INCLUDING SALVAGE ASSISTANCE

1.1 Need for Assistance

1.2 Master’s Responsibility

1.3 Authority of the Master

1.4 Assessment of Urgency

1.5 Obtaining Assistance

1.6 Other Forms of Contract

 

CHAPTER 2 COMMUNICATIONS

2.1 General

2.2 Mandatory Notification

2.3 Advisory Messages

2.4 Requests for Assistance

2.5 Communications with the Owner/Operator/Manager

 

CHAPTER 3 CASUALTY REPORTS

3.1 Reports to Governments and Owners or Operators

3.2 Examples of Reports

3.3 Probability of Discharge

 

CHAPTER 4 EVALUATION OF SITUATION

4.1 General

4.2 Plan of Action

4.3 Emergency Preparedness

 

CHAPTER 5 ACTION WHEN THE SHIP IS DISABLED BUT NOT AGROUND

5.1 Accidental Flooding

5.2 Rate of Drift of a Disabled Ship

5.3 Oil Tanker Model Tests

5.4 Gas Carrier Model Tests

5.5 Use of Engines

5.6 Use of Anchors

 

CHAPTER 6 EMERGENCY TOWING

6.1 General

6.2 Towing Vessels

6.2.1 Salvage Tugs

6.2.2 Anchor Handlers

6.2.3 Harbour Tugs

6.2.4 Naval Ships

6.2.5 Other Ships

6.3 Emergency Towing of Tankers

6.3.1 Preparation

6.3.2 Readiness

6.3.3 Training

6.3.4 Inspection

6.3.5 Other Considerations

6.4 Recommendations on Rigging the Emergency Tow

6.5 Emergency Towing of other Ships

 

CHAPTER 7 PLANNED OR OCEAN TOWING

7.1 General

7.2 Preparations for Towing

7.3 Connecting the Tow

7.4 Commencing Towing

 

CHAPTER 8 TRANSFER OF CARGO

8.1 General

8.2 Cargo Transfer

8.3 Inert Gas

 

CHAPTER 9 ACTION WHEN THE SHIP IS AGROUND

9.1 Assessment of Situation

9.2 Assessment of Damage

9.3 Soundings

9.4 Immediate Action

9.5 Stress and Stability

9.6 Controlled Flooding

9.7 Listing, Trimming and Internal Transfer of Cargo

9.8 Lightening of Ship

9.9 Jettison of Cargo or Bunkers

9.10 Engine Room Water Intakes

9.11 Flammable Vapour

 

CHAPTER 10 LEGAL ISSUES

10.1 Contracts for Salvage Assistance

10.2 Lloyd’s Standard Form of Salvage Agreement (Lloyd’s Open Form)

10.3 Contract Services

10.4 Government Intervention

10.5 Formal Inquiries

10.6 Records

 

APPENDICES

Appendix A Emergency Towing Arrangements on Tankers (SOLAS, Chapter II-l, Regulation 3-4) 51

Appendix B Guidelines for Emergency Towing Arrangements on Tankers (IMO Resolution MSC.35(63))

Appendix C Lloyd’s Open Form 1995

Appendix D Lloyd’s Open Form 1980

Appendix E General Principles for Ship Reporting Systems (IMO Resolution A.851(20))

OCIMF is widely recognised as the voice of the oil industry providing expertise in the safe and environmentally responsible transport and handling of hydrocarbons in ships and terminals and setting standards for continuous improvement. Membership is extensive and includes every oil major in the world along with the majority of National Oil Companies.

 

ICS membership comprises national shipowners' associations in Asia, Europe and the Americas whose member shipping companies operate over 80% of the world's merchant tonnage. Established in 1921, ICS is concerned with all technical, legal, employment affairs and policy issues that may affect international shipping.

ICS represents shipowners with the various intergovernmental regulatory bodies that impact on shipping, including the
International Maritime Organization. ICS also develops best practices and guidance, including a wide range of publications and free resources that are used by ship operators globally.

Title: Peril at Sea and Salvage A Guide for Masters 5th Edition (eBook)
Number of Pages: 87
Product Code: WS1140EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-095-7 (9781856090957), ISBN 10: 1-85609-095-7 (1856090957)
Published Date: September 1998

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