Tanker Safety Guide: Liquefied Gas (eBook)

Published Date

June 2020

Tanker Safety Guide: Liquefied Gas (eBook)

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The Tanker Safety Guide (Liquefied Gas) is the definitive industry best practice guidance for gas carrier operators, and a carriage requirement under the national regulations of many flag States. It is strongly recommended that a copy of the completely revised third edition is carried on board every ship engaged in the transportation of liquefied gas by sea. The fully revised third edition (350 A4 pages with illustrations) replaces and supersedes the previous 1995 edition.

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Properties and Hazards of Liquefied Gases
General Precautions
Safety Management
Transportation of Liquefied Gas
Fire Hazards and Precautions
Cargo Operations
Cargo Equipment
Enclosed Spaces
Emergency Planning


Cargo Data Sheets
Reliquefaction and Boil-Off Control
Cargo Handling Plant and Equipment
Cargo System Instrumentation
Drydocking and Repair Periods
Basic Thermodynamic Theory
Pressure Surge Effects
Ship/Shore Safety Checklist
Liquefied Gas Cargo Information Form
Personal Protective Equipment Matrix
Inhibited Cargo Certificate
Hot Work Permit
Enclosed Space Entry Permit

Includes strong loose-leaf ring binder and cargo data sheets, plus access to an electronic version with search function.

The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) is the principal international trade association for the shipping industry, representing shipowners and operators in all sectors and trades.

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: Tanker Safety Guide: Liquefied Gas (eBook)
Edition: Third
Product Code: MA1011EA
ISBN: 978-1-8380784-9-2
Published Date: June 2020

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