Witherby: Recommendations for Oil and Chemical Tanker Manifolds
and Associated Equipment
This publication provides guidance relating to oil, chemical and dual classed oil/chemical tanker manifolds with the aim of improving compatibility with shore facilities. It will benefit personnel who work with oil and chemical tanker manifolds and associated equipment or who are engaged in designing, constructing or repairing ships.
This joint publication by the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) and the Chemical Distribution Institute (CDI) provides clear recommendations and guidance for oil tankers, chemical tankers and dual classed oil/chemical tankers with the aim of achieving improved safety, standardisation and compatibility with terminal facilities.
It provides a significant amount of new tanker industry accepted recommendations on safety and equipment, including additional tonnage categories and recommendations for ship owners.
Areas covered include manifold position and design, working platform and spill containment, hose support, bunker connections, lifting equipment, deck fittings to facilitate hose handling at buoy moorings and connectors for ship/shore emergency shutdown equipment.
Publication Code: GP623
Publication Edition Number or Year: 2017
Publication Edition Date: 1st Edition
Publication Author: Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF)
Publisher Name: Witherby Seamanship International