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Guidelines for ships using Low-Flashpoint Fuels (Methyl/Ethyl Alcohol / LPG)

Year: 2019
Language: english
Author: NKK
Genre: Guide
Format: PDF
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 151
Description: These guidelines provide provisions for the arrangement, installation, control and monitoring of machinery, equipment and systems using methyl/ethyl alcohol or LPG as fuel to minimize the risk to the ship, its crew and the environment, having regard to the nature of the fuels involved. Throughout the development of these Guidelines it was recognized that it must be based upon sound naval architectural and engineering principles and the best understanding available of current operational experience, field data and research and development. Due to the rapidly evolving new fuels technology, the Society will periodically review these guidelines, taking into account both experience and technical developments.
Chapter 2 to 17 of these guidelines are based on IGF Code. Chapter 2 to 4 provide functional requirements and general requirements for ships using low-flashpoint fuel (except for liquefied gas carriers) and Chapter 5 to 17 separately provide special requirements as Part A which apply to ships using methyl/ethyl alcohol as fuel and as Part B which apply to ships using LPG as fuel. On the other hand, Part C of these guidelines provide the safety requirements based on Chapter 16 of IGC Code which apply to liquefied gas carriers using LPG as fuel in addition to the relevant requirements of IGC Code.


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