This new publication from SIGTTO uses a risk assessment method and terminology, to explain the
environment and define some example scenarios and response strategies.
All of the responses contained are based on the following order of priority: protection of life, the
environment and property. Protection of life has been considered not only in the context of the ship and terminal
staff involved in a cargo operation, but also to the emergency responders and the general public in the vicinity.
Evaluating a top event without understanding the design barriers built in to reduce risk may lead to an
SIGTTO is of the opinion that knowledge of the design basis for facilities and gas carriers, including typical
credible (design) scenarios, may assist in the improvement of existing practice. This new publication therefore sets out
to increase awareness of the philosophy behind the design, including the purpose and limitation, of equipment
used. Appreciation of the credible scenarios should also assist the industry in carrying out more effective drills
PART 1 Scope and Methodology
1.3 Risk Based Method and Terminology
1.4 Document Structure
PART 2 Assessing the Risk and the Management of Specific Events
2. The Operating Environment
3. Top Events
3.1 Loss of Containment
3.3 Loss of Position
Annex A – Response Considerations and Planning
Annex B – Equipment and Capabilities of Support Craft
Annex C – Water-spray Systems
Annex D – Support Craft Emergency Response Competencies
Annex E – Fire and Gas Dispersion Modelling
Annex F – Properties of Liquefied Gases
Annex G – Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations
Annex H – References
Title: Support Craft at Liquefied Gas Facilities. Principles of Emergency Response and Protection - Onshore (eBook)
Number of Volumes: 1
Number of Pages: 92
Product Code: WS1472EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-691-1 (9781856096911), ISBN 10: 1-85609-691-2 (1856096912)
Published Date: September 2015
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