INERT GAS SYSTEMS: HOW SAFE IN PRACTICE?
The paper discusses inerting, loading with open ports, discharge (with sighting ports closed to guarantee inerting), and ballasting. In spite of alarm systems and precautions, the system is only as safe as the people operating it, the paper says.
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- Ward, P
- Publication Date: 1976
- Pagination: 4 p.
- Publisher: Seatrade Publications, Limited
- ISSN: 0037-0428
- TRT Terms: Ballast (Ships); Cleaning; Marine safety; Noble gases; Safety engineering; Storage tanks; Tankers
- Uncontrolled Terms: Inert gas systems
- Old TRIS Terms: Tank cleaning; Tanker ballasting; Tanker safety
- Subject Areas: Maintenance and Preservation; Marine Transportation; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00165095
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Nov 23 1977 12:00AM