NWEA GUIDELINES FOR THE SAFE MANAGEMENT OF OFFSHORE SUPPLY AND RIG MOVE OPERATIONS
|Author(s)||North West European Area|
|D O W N L O A D|
The originally declared objectives of the present guidelines were to help ensure and further improve the safety of the Supply and Rig moving operations commonly carried out in the NWEA, standing for the North West European Area and to provide comprehensive guidance on reducing or eliminating hazards and risks faced in the course of such operations.
The book starts with the list of signatories to this document, followed by other introductory info, including applicability of the guidelines, overview of the legislation, document control etc. Then the part of the book comes devoted to the responsibilities, both individual and general, while the next part covers the operations themselves, including those in port, voyage planning, weather, cargo handling and securing, vessel routing, instructions for safe sailing, relevant cargo documentation etc.
And the rest of the chapters address the bulk cargo operations including the overview of potential hazards, vessel and installation responsibilities and other matters, rig moving - planning, equipment, rig moving and towing operations, anchor handling etc., contractor management, risk management, avoidance of the collision-related risks, emergency situations, training and competency as well as the manning of the vessels involves, security provision in port and at the installation. There are numerous appendices with supplementary information required for the safe completion of the operations.
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