CCS RULES FOR LIQUEFIED NATURAL GAS BUNKERING SYSTEMS
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These China Register Rules have been published to apply to the vessels equipped with the LNG containment and bunkering system. The sea-going liquid natural gas bunkering vessel shall comply with all rule requirements. For the vessels featuring the function of bunkering the fuel oil with a flash point exceeding 60 degrees and LNG, the associated cargo areas shall be complying with the oil tanker requirements.
The design of the vessel, in turn, shall be fully compliant with the water environmental conditions and the operational conditions shall be duly reflected in the ship's safety operation manual. The materials used for construction of the gas tanks, equipment used for bunkering, piping and fitting, and any other part contacting LNG or the boil-off gas shall be suitable for the specified pressure and temperature.
In addition to the requirements listed in this rulebook, the materials shall also comply with all relevant requirements of the other rules. Seven chapters of this rule book are covering general provisions, the vessel's arrangements, cargo containment systems, bunkering systems, power installation, shipboard monitoring, alarm and safety systems, electric equipment and fire safety including protection and extinction arrangements.
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