Site Selection and Design for LNG Ports and Jetties (IP no. 14) (eBook)

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February 1997

Site Selection and Design for LNG Ports and Jetties (IP no. 14) (eBook)

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This book is aimed at port developers as a guide to the minimum design criteria required when a port is built or altered in order to accommodate LNG carriers.

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Bearing in mind the high consequential risks of a serious accident in the LNG trade, this publication has been prepared for port developers as a guide to the minimum design criteria when a port is built or altered to accommodate LNG carriers.

1 Summary

2 Principal Recommendations

2.1 Port Design

2.2 The Jetty

3 Acknowledgments

4 Introduction

5 Development of LNG Standards

6 Site Selection

6.1 General

6.2 Jetty Location

7 Design Criteria for Jetties

7.1 Root Criteria for Hazardous Liquid Cargoes

7.2 Specific Criteria for LNG

8 Risk Management in the Port Approach

8.1 Port Controls

9 The Human Element

10 Grounding and Collision Risk

10.1 Hull Damage - a Historical Review

10.2 Risk of Structural Damage to LNG Carriers

10.3 Examples

11 References


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: Site Selection and Design for LNG Ports and Jetties (IP no. 14) (eBook)
Number of Pages: 25
Product Code: WS1089EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-129-9 (9781856091299), ISBN 10: 1-85609-129-5 (1856091295)
Published Date: February 1997
Author: SIGTTO

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