Chemical Tanker Operations for the STCW Advanced Training Course. (eBook) Student Version - A Practical Guide to Chemical Tanker Operations
This publication is a comprehensive guide to chemical tanker cargo operations. It is an essential reference point for serving officers and managers, as well as those undertaking advanced training as required by the STCW Convention. Fully illustrated throughout with colour photographs and annotated diagrams, it covers topics such as international regulations, cargo handling and hazards, environmental protection, emergency response, safety management, tank cleaning and ship design and equipment.
The contents do not challenge the established in-depth guidance of other industry organisations, but provides a cross-reference to those publications to ensure an overall understanding of safe chemical tanker operations.
The book is written as a practical sequential prompt, an aide-mémoire for serving officers and managers, and as a consolidated study guide for those undertaking the advanced training for chemical tanker cargo operations as required by the STCW Convention.
Chemical Tanker Operations for the STCW Advanced Training Course provides a wealth of information, ideal for serving officers and managers, as well as those undertaking advanced training as required by the STCW Convention. Elements of chemical tanker operations covered include:
Safety (SMS, risk assessment, gas detection, firefighting, PPE, enclosed space entry and emergency response)
Pollution response (SMPEP and the shipboard emergency plan)
Ballast water systems and management
Cargo handling systems (pumps, pipelines, valves, vents, heating, cooling and inerting systems and instrumentation)
Cargo compatibility charts
Regulations (international conventions, certification and survey, HSSC, mandatory documentation and trading certificates, and insurance)
Each chapter ends with helpful references to relevant regulations, codes and industry guidelines and the publication is supported by appendices covering the carriage and handling of vegetable and animal oils and fats (as characterised as noxious liquid substances under MARPOL Annex II) and tank cleanliness assessments for high specification cargoes.
The CDI is a chemical industry organization, incorporated under the law of the Netherlands as the Stichting Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI) and operates as a non-profit making foundation.
CDI is managed by a Board of Directors consisting of seven individuals nominated by the participating chemical companies. The Board of Directors establishes policy and is responsible for overall affairs of the foundation. Individual Executive Boards are elected to oversee and direct the staff managing day to day activities for the Marine, Terminals and Marine Packed Cargo Schemes.
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