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LNG Operations in Port Areas


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LNG Operations in Port Areas

Covers the best practices for managing gas shipping operations within ports.

This book draws on the collective experience of the SIGTTO membership to provide guidance to best practice in managing gas shipping operations within ports.

The publication also carries a useful profile of the risks associated with gas operations.


1. Hazards Of Lng Operations
1.1 Safety Critical Properties Of Lng
1.2 Containment Systems For Lng
1.3 Resistance Of Gas Tankers To Collision And Grounding Impacts
1.4 Characteristics Of Gas Releases To The Atmosphere
1.5 Consequences Of Ingress From The Sea Bibliography

2. Risk Assessment
2.1 Qra Methodology
2.2 Special Areas For Performing A Qra Of Lng Port Operations
2.3 Summary Of General Considerations Bibliography

3. Managing Tanker Transits
3.1 Anchorages
3.2 Approach Channels
3.3 Turning Basins
3.4 Operational Management Of Tanker Transits
3.5 Special Defence Procedures

4. Terminal Site Selection
4.1 Elementary Criteria
4.2 Terminal Operations (Basis Of Design)
4.3 Port Operations (Manoeuvres)
4.4 External Threats (Protective Location)
4.5 Port Development

5. Managing Gas Transfer Operations
5.1 The Elements Of Interface Security
5.2 Effective Mooring
5.3 Cargo Transfer Systems (Emergency Shutdown –Esd)
5.4 Jetty Operations And Control
5.5 Protection From External Threats Bibliography

6. Managing Relations With Port Authorities And Other Stakeholders
6.1 Contingency Planning
6.2 Local Partnerships
6.3 Apell
6.4 Managing The Lng Risk – “Successful” To “Significant” BibliographyX