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News: International Safety Guide for Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT 6) launched

23 June 2020

OCIMF and ICS together with the IAPH have worked together to revise and update the International Safety Guide for Tankers and Terminals. 

New significantly revised topics in ISGOTT 6 include:

  • Enclosed space entry
  • Human factors
  • Safety Management Systems (SMSs), including complementary tools and processes such as permits to work, risk assessment, Lock-out/Tag-out (LO/TO), Stop Work Authority (SWA) and their linkage to the underlying principles of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code
  • Marine terminal administration and the critical importance of the tanker/terminal interface
  • Alternative and emerging technologies
  • Bunkering operations, including the use of alternative fuels such as Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)
  • Cargo inspectors
  • Alignment with OCIMF’s recently revised Mooring Equipment Guidelines
  • Maritime security and linkage to both the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code and industry’s maritime security Best Management Practices (BMP)

More information is available on the link here.

The Ship/Shore Safety and Bunkering Operations Checklists have also been completely revised to reflect changes in the understanding of the impact of human factors in their effective use. 

Both checklists are available in the attachment box.