This revised edition of SIGTTO’s book describes the importance of the vetting of LNG ships as a risk assessment tool. Laid out as a specialised guide it incorporates an overview of the trade of LNG by sea, covers technical aspects of LNG ships relevant to vetting and describes the current vessel clearance processes. It also details the use of the SIRE vessel inspection questionnaire for assessing risk and includes up to date industry best practices and recommendations.
This second edition is updated for 2020 to reflect the substantial changes and new designs in the technical and operational aspects of LNG shipping and the transportation of LNG by sea, since this book was first Published: in 2006. It is prepared as a practical handbook for the operation of LNG carriers.
OCIMF’s guide, 3rd edition (2017) is an essential tool for tanker vessel operators in achieving high standards of ship management and safety. A useful complement to IMO Conventions and Codes, this third edition has been updated to reflect current legislation and emerging issues, and incorporates feedback from companies and users of previous editions of TMSA, as well as providing guidance on OCIMF’s view of industry best practice.