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Document ID (ISN)31931
CIS number 79-1223
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Title The safety aspects of the supply and storage LNG-LPG.
Original title Les aspects de la sÚcuritÚ du transport et du stockage GNL-GPL. [in French]
Bibliographic information Ministry of Social Affairs, General Directorate of Labour (Ministerie van Sociale Zaken, Directoraat-Generaal van de Arbeid, Postbus 69, Voorburg, Netherlands, Oct. 1978. 154p. Illus.
Abstract Report of a collective course for officials of the Labour Inspectorates of the 9 member states of the European Community (Amsterdam, 9-13 Oct. 1978). The text of the Netherlands presentation to the course (general information, data on the Netherlands energy supply and proportion of LNG and LPG used, legal aspects, LNG and LPG storage, nautical aspects, risk analysis at sea and ashore), and a description of the Gasunie "peak shaving" LNG terminal at Rotterdam for seagoing gas tankers, are followed by a discussion on safety aspects and an exchange of information (papers submitted by representatives of the CEC countries are reproduced), a description of the work of the Netherlands Safety Institute, and a paper presented by Van Dam I.C. on seagoing gas tankers: technical aspects and administrative control (role of the Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organisation (IMCO) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO), the IMCO Gas Carrier Code, ship categories, certification, crew qualification, tank and/or ship size limitation, traffic controls and pilotage, national and international control).
Descriptors (primary) European Communities; liquefied petroleum gas; sea transport; storage; explosion prevention; liquefied natural gas
Descriptors (secondary) labour inspectors; training course; Netherlands; report; ILO; legislation; flammable gases; tankers; harbours; hazard evaluation; plant safety organization; IMCO
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Explosions
Storage and warehousing
Water transportation