Ship/Shore Interface Safe Working Practice for LPG and Liquefied Chemical Gas Cargoes (IP no.16) (eBook)

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October 1997


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Ship/Shore Interface Safe Working Practice for LPG and Liquefied Chemical Gas Cargoes (IP no.16) (eBook)

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This title aims to improve safety at the ship/shore interface. Composed of three parts, it considers cargo transfer operations and the processes involved within the ship/shore interface to ensure cargo transfer is carried out safely and reliably.

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This book, which has the objective of improving safety at the ship/shore interface, is in three parts:

 

Part one discusses loading arm procedures, such as purging before disconnection.

Part two considers the equipment at the ship/shore interface, such as ESD and gas monitors.

Part three is an introduction to risk assessment.

 

 

PART I – SAFE WORKING PRACTICE AT THE SHIP/SHORE INTERFACE WITH PARTICULAR REFERENCE TO PURGING OF LOADING ARMS

 

1.             PREAMBLE

 

2.             BACKGROUND

 

3.             LOADING ARMS – GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

 

4.             LOADING ARMS FOR LPG AND LIQUEFIED CHEMICAL GASES

                4.1           SHIP/SHORE INFORMATION EXCHANGE

4.2           INSTRUMENT CHECKS DURING LOADING AND DISCHARGING

4.3           OTHER INSTRUMENT CHECKS MADE AT AND ADJACENT

                TO LPG/LIQUEFIED CHEMICAL GAS SHORE MANIFOLDS

 

5.             COMMENTARY ON COMPARISON OF PURGING SYSTEMS

 

PART II – DESIRABLE FEATURES

 

1.             ESD ARRANGEMENTS

 

2.             GAS SENSORS

 

PART III – RISK ASSESSMENT IN SUPPORT OF SAFE WORKING PRACTICE

 

1.             ASSESSING THE HAZARDS

1.1           CONCENTRATIONS OF RELEASED MATERIAL IN DENSE GAS CLOUDS

                1.2           SPILL AND CLOUD EFFECTS

 

2.             THE OUTCOME OF HAZARD ANALYSIS

                2.1           EFFECT DISTANCES FROM THE ROTTERDAM STUDY

 

3.             SIGTTO'S GUIDELINES FOR HAZARD ANALYSIS AS AN AID TO         

                MANAGEMENT OF SAFE OPERATIONS

 

4.             MANAGEMENT ROLE

 

RECOMMENDED READING

 

APPENDIX 1             ARM CROSSOVER CONNECTION

                                SHIP INFORMATION QUESTIONNAIRE

                                MANIFOLD CONFIGURATION

APPENDIX 2             SAFETY REQUIREMENTS' LETTER AND SHIP/SHORE SAFETY CHECK LIST

APPENDIX 3             DESCRIPTION OF THE HGSYSTEM FOR GAS CLOUD DISPERSION ASSESSMENT

APPENDIX 4             THE FAR FIELD EFFECTS OF NEUTRAL AND BUOYANT GASES

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: Ship/Shore Interface Safe Working Practice for LPG and Liquefied Chemical Gas Cargoes (IP no.16) (eBook)
Number of Pages: 44
Product Code: WS1095EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-143-5 (9781856091435), ISBN 10: 1-85609-143-0 (1856091430)
Published Date: October 1997

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