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ULS MARINE FUEL ”AT BERTH” SAFE ENFORCEMENT. EMSA Meeting Lisbon, 15 October 2009. MEETING WELCOMED! . Use of ULS MGO possible but it requires: risk assessment on safe operations eventual upgrades be completed Stakeholders meeting much welcomed Meeting suggested in 2003 & 2006

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Uls marine fuel at berth safe enforcement

ULS MARINE FUEL ”AT BERTH”SAFE ENFORCEMENT

EMSA Meeting

Lisbon, 15 October 2009


Uls marine fuel at berth safe enforcement

MEETING WELCOMED!

  • Use of ULS MGO possible but it requires:

    • risk assessment on safe operations

    • eventual upgrades be completed

  • Stakeholders meeting much welcomed

  • Meeting suggested in 2003 & 2006

  • No alternative than use of ULS MGO

  • AEA Study indentifies areas on which risk assessment is required


Uls marine fuel at berth safe enforcement

ISSUES/CHALLENGES

  • Items to be addressed cover:

    • technical measures

    • operational measures, procedures & training

    • physical properties of the fuel

  • Challenges are related to:

    • technical solutions to be provided

    • supply of parts & upgrade completion

    • time frame to complete modifications

    • minimum required fuel viscosity? lubricity?

    • 0.1% fuel flash point temperature? Contamination (e.g. FEMA)?


Uls marine fuel at berth safe enforcement

OIL TANKERS

  • Oil tankers calling at EU ports:

    ~ 2300 double hull tankers (OCIMF) of which

    ~ 1400 tankers with steam driven pumps (OCIMF)

    ~ 6000 port calls/year at EU ports (INTERTANKO)

  • Not all installations are alike

  • Upgrades: ”packages”, ”actual/individual”?

  • Tanker operators initiated the process

  • Expereince indicates time is short

  • Many tankers waiting for upgrades

  • > 8 months from initiation to completion of the work

  • Not sufficient upgraded by end of 2009


Uls marine fuel at berth safe enforcement

WAY AHEAD

  • Enforcement with due regard to safety

  • Phase-in transition until 1 January 2011

  • Oil tankers should document upgrades and measures were completed or initiated

  • Upgrades/measures according to risk assessments documented by service providers and confirmed by class/third expert party

  • SAFE ENFORCEMENT – no cutting corners!


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