Checklist for ship to ship transfer or STS operation.

SHIP TO SHIP TRANSFER  

CHECK LIST 1 –  PRE-FIXTURE  INFORMATION  (FOR EACH SHIP)

(BETWEEN SHIP OPERATOR/CHARTERER AND ORGANISER)

 

Ship’s Name:                                                                          IMO No :

Ship’s Operator:
Ship’s Charterer :
STS Organiser:
INMARSAT No. Ship’s Operator’s Confirmation Remarks
1. What is the LOA?

What is parallel body length at loaded and ballast   drafts?

   
2. Will the transfer be conducted underway and , if so , can the ship maintain about 5 knots for a minimum of two hours ?    
3. Is the ship’s manifold arrangement in accordance with OCIMF Recommendations for Oil Tanker Manifolds and Associated Equipment?    
4. Is the ship’s lifting equipment in accordance with OCIMF Recommendations for Oil Tanker Manifolds and Associated Equipment?    
5. What is the maximum and minimum expected height of the cargo manifold from the waterline during the transfer?    
6. Sufficient manpower will be provided for all stages of the operation ?    
7. Are enclosed fairleads and mooring bitts in accordance with OCIMF Mooring Equipment Guidelines and are they of a sufficient number ?    
8. Can the ship supplying the moorings provide all lines on winch drums ?    
9. If moorings are wires, are they fitted with synthetic tails at least 11 metres in length?    
10. Are there full-sized mooring bitts of sufficient strength suitably located near all enclosed

fairleads to receive mooring ropes’ eyes?

   
11. Are both sides of the ship clear of any’ overhanging projections?    
12. Is the transfer area agreed?    
FOR DISCHARGING SHIP /RECEIVING SHIP (Delete as appropriate)
Name:
Rank:
Signature :                                                                                                      Date:
         

 

SHIP TO SHIP TRANSFER

CHECK LIST 2 – BEFORE OPERATIONS COMMENCE

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