DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION SPECIFICATION FOR MARINE LOADING ARMS
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The present publication was prepared and officially published by the OCIMF organization. The loading arms are ordered to be used for specific practical applications that required thorough and very accurate specifications as well as considerable assessment by the engineers. That is the reason why they should not be treated only as pre-fabricated hardware.
The document will provide the shipping industry with the minimum basic requirements applicable to the marine loading arms together with the ancillary equipment commonly used for the loading and discharge of the vessels and barges at the marine terminals arranged in conventional manner. Opening with the information the standards and practices generally applied to the design and construction, the content of the volume proceeds to the design details and technical requirements and materials.
The chapter dealing with the design covers the general information and stress analysis. The other sections address the swivels, structural bearings, ERS, standing for the emergency release systems, quick connect and disconnect couplers, hydraulic power system and electrical components, controls and accessories, testing and control of quality, recommended documentation and other important matters.
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