What are content and chapters of ISGOTT or The International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals ?

The International Safety Guide for Oil Tankers and Terminals, or ISGOTT as it is now widely known, has become the standard reference work on the safe operation of oil tankers and the terminals they serve.

It is well known that  Safety is critical to the tanker industry. ISGOTT continues to provide the best technical guidance on tanker and terminal operations.This is the definitive Guide to the safe carriage and handling of crude oil and petroleum products on tankers and at terminals.

The Guide is now divided into four sections:
  • General Information;
  • Tanker Information;
  • Terminal Information and
  • The Management of the Tanker and Terminal Interface
Chapters of ISGOTT are :
CHAPTER 1:  HAZARDS OF PETROLEUM

1.1    Flammability
1.2   Flammability Classification
1.3   Gas Density
1.4   Toxicity

CHAPTER 2:  GENERAL PRECAUTIONS ON TANKERS

2.1   General Principles
2.2   Smoking And Naked Lights
2.3   Galley
2.4   Portable Lamps And Electrical Equipment
2.5   Fixed Electrical Equipment
2.6   Synthetic Clothing
2.7   Radio Transmitting Antennae
2.8   Hot Work
2.9   Use Of Tools
2.10   Aluminium
2.11   Cathodic Protection Anodes In Cargo Tanks
2.12   Spontaneous Combustion
2.13   Auto-Ignition
2.14   Engine And Boiler Rooms
2.15   Cold Weather Precautions
2.16   Entry Into Enclosed Spaces
2.17   Pumprooms

CHAPTER 3:  ARRIVAL IN PORT

3.1   Exchange Of Information
3.2   Preparation For Arrival
3.3   Entering Or Leaving Port
3.4   Capacity Of Jetty Fendering
3.5   Mooring At Jetty Berths
3.6   Buoy Moorings
3.7   Emergency Release Procedures

CHAPTER 4:  GENERAL PRECAUTIONS WHILE A TANKER IS AT A PETROLEUM BERTH 

4.1   Safety Precautions And Emergency Procedures
4.2   Management Of Moorings While Alongside
4.3   Management Of Moorings At Buoy Berths
4.4   State Of Readiness
4.5   Communications
4.6   Access Between Ship And Shore
4.7   Notices
4.8   Smoking
4.9   Galley Stoves And Cooking Appliances
4.10   Fixed And Portable Electrical Equipment
4.11   Communications Equipment
4.12   Work On A Jetty Or Petroleum Berth Or On A Tanker At A Berth

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