Tanker Jetty Safety


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Number of Pages: 300
Product Code: 4357
ISBN 13: 978-1-85609-327-9 (9781856093279)
ISBN 10: 1-85609-327-1 (1856093271)
Published Date: January 2007
Author: Olaf Olsen
Format: Softback

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Tanker Jetty Safety

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

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.

This book is a joint publication from Seamanship International and Witherbys Publishing.

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


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