Title 33 Part 127 → Subpart C → §127.1315

Title 33 → Chapter I → Subchapter L → Part 127 → Subpart C → §127.1315

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Title 33 Part 127 → Subpart C → §127.1315

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Title 33Chapter ISubchapter LPart 127Subpart C → §127.1315

Title 33: Navigation and Navigable Waters
Subpart C—Waterfront Facilities Handling Liquefied Hazardous Gas

§127.1315   Preliminary transfer inspection.

Before each transfer, the person in charge of transfer for the facility shall—

(a) Inspect piping and equipment within the marine transfer area for LHG to be used for transfer and ensure that it meets the requirements in this part;

(b) Determine the contents, pressure, temperature, and capacity of each storage tank to or from which LHG will be transferred, to ensure that it is safe for transfer;

(c) Confer with the person in charge of transfer aboard the vessel, to review and agree on—

(1) The sequence of acts required for transfer;

(2) The rate, maximum working pressure, and minimum working temperature of transfer;

(3) The duties, stations, and watches of each person assigned for transfer; and

(4) The emergency procedures in the examined Emergency Manual;

(d) Ensure that the vessel is securely moored and that the transfer connections allow it to move to the limits of its moorings without placing a strain on the piping, hose, or loading arm used for transfer;

(e) Ensure that each part of the transfer system is aligned to allow the flow of LHG to the desired place;

(f) Ensure the display of the warning signs required by §127.1113;

(g) Ensure that the requirements of this part concerning smoking and fire protection are met;

(h) Ensure that qualified personnel are on duty in accordance with the examined Operations Manual and §§127.1301 and 127.1302; and

(i) Test the following to determine that they are operable:

(1) The communication system required by §127.1111.

(2) The gas detectors required by §127.1203.

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