SURVEY GUIDELINES FOR OIL TANKERS IN SERVICE
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Such ships as the oil tankers are attributed to the high risk type of vessels because of the explosibility and flammability features of their cargoes. Should the oil spill occur on an oil tanker, the ocean circumstance may immediately encounter a very serious pollution. As especially as the tankers become larger, the oil spills occurring after their damage may lead to much greater hazards to the environment.
The present survey guidelines book incorporate the experiences of IACS and Chinese Classification Society in the field of maintenance and inspection of the equipment on oil tankers. These guidelines shall only be applied to self-propelled classed ESP oil tankers in worldwide service, containing integrated cargo tanks. The information contained in these survey guidelines was incorporated based upon all relevant IMO Conventions, IACS URs and applicable CCS Rules in force prior to the September, 2013.
The list of chapters as follows: General, Safety of inspection and survey, Surveys and services provided by Classification Society on oil tanker, Inspection to structures on oil tanker, Pollution prevention, Fire protection, detection and extinction, Additional requirements to oil tankers, Brief introduction to the inspections raised by oil companies.
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