Tanker Jetty Safety (eBook)

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January 2007

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Tanker Jetty Safety (eBook)

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This 300 page book with over 200 colour photographs and graphics that has relevance for Crude, Petroleum, LNG, LPG and Chemical Tankers. It is designed for use by Harbour Masters, Jetty Operators, Managers and Jetty staff to gain an understanding of the ship. For ship's staff, it also provides a valuable aid to understanding the ship/shore interface and the nature of operations at a tanker jetty.

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This comprehensive guide to Jetty Practice covers:

• Ship type familiarisation
• Port/harbour and jetty appraisal
• Safe mooring management
• Jetty equipment use
• An introduction to the ship/shore safety
• Checklists
• Emergency preparedness
• Cargo operations
• Commercial and regulatory aspects.

Chapter 1 Jetty Equipment 
1.1 Pipes and Valves 
1.2 Valves 
1.3 Pipe Isolation 
1.4 Ship's Manifolds 
1.5 Other Jetty Equipment 
1.6 Intrinsic Safety 
1.7 Hoses 
1.8 Means of Access 
1.9 Mooring 
1.10 Hard Arm Fluid Transfer Equipment 
1.11 The Design and Safety of Jetties and Sea Islands 

Chapter 2 Basic Ship Information 
2.2 Regulations affecting a modern tanker 
2.3 Crude and Product Tankers 
2.4 Chemical tankers 
2.5 Liquefied Gas Carriers 
2.6 Combination Carriers 
2.7 Staff Onboard Ship 
2.8 Ship Management 

Chapetr 3 Mooring 

3.1 Mooring Forces 
3.2 Factors Affecting Load Distribution 
3.3 Mooring Equipment 
3.4 Mooring System Management 
3.5 Tugs and the safety of Tankers 

Chapter 4 Ship Arrival 
4.1 Tanker Operations and Safety Guidance 
4.2 Pre Arrival Information 
4.3 Summary of safety precautions alongside berth for all tanker types 
4.4 Ship/Shore Safety Check Lists 
4.5 Pollution Prevention Check Lists 
4.6 Shore Preparation for Loading
4.7 Vapour Emission Control 
4.8 Disconnecting After Loading 
4.9 Preparation for Discharge of the Ship 
4.10 Ship/Ship Transfer Operations 
4.11 Tank Cleaning and Gas Freeing 
4.12 Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) 
4.13 Static Electricity 
4.14 Surge Pressures 
4.15 Inert Gas Systems 

Chapter 5 Cargo Surveys and Sampling 
5.1 Cargo Surveying Procedures 
5.2 Cargo Surveying Definitions 
5.3 Early Departure Procedure 

Chapter 6 Tank Cleaning
6.1 Timing Issues 
6.2 Tank Cleaning Locations 
6.3 Tank Cleaning Methods 
6.4 Precautions 

Chapter 7 Crude Oil Washing (COW) 
7.1 History of Crude Oil Washing 
7.2 Solvent Action 
7.3 Benefits of COW 
7.4 Typical Voyage 
7.5 COW Ship Types 
7.6 The Washing Operation 

Chapter 8 Fire Fighting Facilities
8.1 Water Resources 
8.2 Fire Fighting Foam and Foam Stocks 
8.3 Auxiliary Fire Fighting Equipment 
8.4 Dry Powder 
8.5 Training 

Chapter 9 Pollution Prevention
9.1 Information 
9.2 Shipboard Oil or Pollution Emergency Plans (SOPEP) 
9.3 Dealing with a Spill 

Chapter 10 Port Appraisal 
10.1 Information 
10.2 Regulations 
10.3 In Port Navigation 
10.4 Port Services 
10.5 Tugs 
10.6 Marine Terminal 
10.7 Tidal Information 
10.8 Weather Information 
10.9 Docking and Berthing 
10.10 Sea Berth Types 

Chapter 11 Terms and Definitions 

Chapter 12 Case Studies 


Title: Tanker Jetty Safety (eBook)
Number of Pages: 300
Product Code: WS1022EA
ISBN: ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-327-9 (9781856093279), ISBN 10: 1-85609-327-1 (1856093271)
Published Date: January 2007

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