BARGE TO LAND FUEL TRANSFER PROCEDURES

November 2009

 

 

1.       LOCATION evaluation (ensure it is safe – fluctuations of tide, submerged rocks etc.)

2.       INSPECT all components for signs of possible leakage.

3.       CHECK that all emergency equipment is in place (spill kits, etc.)

4.       CONFIRM communication between personnel

5.       ELIMINATE all sources of ignition

6.       SECURE barge and transfer equipment

7.        POST qualified individuals for transfer, one on barge, one on shore

8.        START transfer operation

9.       MONITOR fuels levels and equipment while transferring

10.   ALLOW room for fuel expansion

11.   STOP transfer operation

12.   CLOSE all transfer valves after transfer is completed

13.   DISCONNECT all hoses

14.       WHEN equipment is disconnected, drain hoses and filters into a metal  bucket, cap all openings and dispose of waste fuel in safe and properly identified containers

15.   EXAMINE area for signs of leakage (pooling, slicks)

16.   REPORT any spills immediately

17.    CLEAN area as required

 

 


 

 

AIRCRAFT FUELING PROCEDURE

November 2009

 

 

1.       INSPECT all components for signs of possible leakage

2.       CHECK that all emergency equipment is in place (spill kits, etc.)

3.       ELIMINATE all sources of ignition

4.       SECURE all transfer equipment, use wire or tie-wraps on cam-locks

5.       GROUND all equipment

6.       POST qualified person to conduct fuel transfer between tanker and aircraft

7.       INSPECT fuel condition, drain filter and tank sumps prior to first fuel of the day, and when changing tanks/compartments

8.       START transfer operation

9.       MONITOR transfer procedure and differential pressure gauges

10.   ALLOW room for fuel expansion

11.   WATCH for signs of leakage during transfer

12.   STOP transfer operation

13.   CLOSE all transfer valves after each refueling

14.   DISCONNECT all hoses when demobilizing fuel service landing

15.       WHEN equipment is disconnected, drain hoses and filters into a metal    bucket, cap all openings and dispose of waste fuel in safe and properly identified containers

16.   EXAMINE area for signs of leakage

17.   REPORT any spills immediately

 

 

 

LAND BASED FUEL TRANSFER PROCEDURES

November 2009

 

 

1.        TRANSFER only in approved areas (stay out of riparian areas).

2.       INSPECT all components for signs of possible leakage

3.       CHECK that all emergency equipment is in place (spill kits, etc.)

4.       ELIMINATE all sources of ignition

5.       SECURE tank truck and transfer equipment

6.       START transfer operation

7.       MONITOR transfer procedure

8.     WHEN TRANSFERRING FUEL BETWEEN TANKER TRUCKS,   a qualified person must be at each loading and unloading point

9.       ALLOW room for fuel expansion

10.   WATCH for signs of leakage during transfer

11.   STOP transfer operation

12.   CLOSE all transfer valves after each refueling

13.   DISCONNECT all hoses

14.       WHEN equipment is disconnected, drain hoses and filters into a metal bucket, cap all openings and dispose of waste fuel in safe and properly identified containers

15.   EXAMINE area for signs of leakage (pooling, slicks)

16.    REPORT any spills immediately

17.    CLEAN area as required