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PROPYLENE OXIDE SURVEY QUESTIONAIRE

(COMPLIANCE WITH DOW BULK HANDLING GUIDELINES)


Vessel name: Vessel owner:
Date of inspection: Inspection location:
Inspector:
CERTIFICATES:
Ref A.1.a Applicable U.S. Coast Guard Letter of Compliance or te I!" Certificate for te
carria#e must be current prior to te loadin# and for te duration of te $o%a#e.
Certificate of &itness includes '.". (es )o
Date Issued: *+piration Date:
Issued b%:
Date of ne+t
annual sur$e%
USCG Letter of Compliance:
Date issued: *+piration date:
List of car#o tan,s appro$ed for '.".
Conditions of carria#e of '.". per certificates -attac a cop%.:
Does $essel meet tese conditions/ (es )o )0A
If not1 note reasons below:
DOW GAS RULES:
If th !""# $" % &%" !""#' ()" $t *)+,#- .$th D)./" G%" R0#"1
Vessel 2%pe: SR Gas &R Gas Cem "ter:333333333333333333333333333333333
Y" N) N2A
TANK TIGHTNESS CERTIFICATES (R30$4( %t ")+ U5S5 "$t"' "0*h %" F4,)4t2H)0"t)6):
D)" th !""# h%! t%67 t$&ht6"" *4t$f$*%t" f)4 %## t%67" %,,4)!( f)4 PO1
Note: Vessel must provide a copy of these to the terminal prior to the transfer
Y" N) N2A
If 8YES9' $" !""# $6 *)+,#$%6* .$th th %660%# t"t$6& 430$4+6t1
Date of last test:3333333333333333333
Y" N) N2A
If 8NO9' ()" !""# h%! ,4)*(04"2,%,4.)472,#%6" t) *)+,#t th t"t ,4$)4 t) %44$!%# t) t4%6"f4
*%4&)1
Y" N) N2A
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P4!$)0" *%4&)" : f)4 t%67" %,,4)!( f)4 *%44$%& )f PO:
2an, Last Car#o 6
nd
Last ;
rd
Last
'lan to use
for Dow '"
tis trip
Ad<acent
car#oes "=
per USCG
!eets '"
Guidelines
PREPARATION FOR LOADING:
Car#o will be loaded usin# $apor return1 discar#ed under nitro#en blan,et
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Car#o tan,s and pipin# s%stem must be pur#ed wit nitro#en to an o+%#en content of less tan 7.> ? ->1777 ppm.
o+%#en before loadin# is commenced. &or some sipments -Dow 'ol%uretane business.1 te $apor space of car#o
tan,s are pur#ed to less tan 7.7>? ->77 ppm. o+%#en before te sip departs. It is recommended to add nitro#en
trou# te li@uid line -nitro#en bubblin#. to stabiliAe pressure durin# te $o%a#e.
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Void spaces around car#o tan,s must be pur#ed wit nitro#en to B6? -671777 ppm. o+%#en.
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Void spaces on #as tan,ers1 wit independent t%pe C tan,s must 6)t be pur#ed1 unless re@uired b%
re#ulation or '" andlin# manual. "n tese #as tan,ers a functionin# #as monitorin# s%stem must be
installed in te $oid space.
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CARGO SYSTEM:
Car#o tan,s1 car#o pipin#1 and support s%stems drawin#s are a$ailable on board/
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Vessel as a '" Se#re#ation 'lan a$ailable -per Dow bul, #uidelines. wic includes remo$al of spool pieces and
installation of blind flan#es to se#re#ate te '" from oter products/
Note: The use of a modified Seutelven (SEUT) Blind lan!e Valve is accepta"le as an isolatin! device for
propylene o#ide car!o in marine shipments$ The term modified refers to the use of a valve disc assem"ly
that has t%o permanently attached pins of sufficient len!th and diameter to prevent the installation of "oth
the valve flan!e cover and drain plu! %hen the valve is "ein! used as an isolatin! device$
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2an, was s%stem pipin# internal to te car#o tan,s must be self drainin# and must be se#re#ated from te
Al,%lene "+ides car#o s%stem b% remo$al of spool pieces or b% insertion of blan,in# de$ices prior to loadin#.
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Vessel as a closed samplin# s%stem for eac tan,/ 2%pe:3333333333333333333333333333333333333333
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Val$ed $apor sample points installed at eac tan,/
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MATERIALS OF CONSTRUCTION:
Acceptable?
List MOC Yes No
Car#o 2an,s
Cinc based coatin#s are normall% acceptable. Dut te% need to be $erified b% te
Eualit% Assurance Coordinator -EAC. or is desi#nated representati$e before
loadin#. "ter tan Ainc based coatin#s are not acceptable. Stainless steel is
preferred.
Li@uid lines
Vapor lines
Strippin# lines
Val$es0flan#es0fittin#s
Accessor% e@uipment
LIQUID LINE SYSTEM:
Does te $essel a$e dedicated lines for eac tan,/
&f not' descri"e %hich tan( systems have dedicated lines' and the method for se!re!ation)isolation$
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Identif% te t%pe of $al$es tat te $essel as in te li@uid line -ball1 butterfl%1 plu#1 etc..:
Automatic $al$es
!anual $al$es
D)" th !""# h%! % "%+,# ,)$6t %t th "h$,/" 4%$# f)4 t%7$6& % *%4&) #$6 "%+,#1
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Does te load line contain suitable lowFpoint bleeds/ (es )o )0A
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VAPOR RETURN LINE SYSTEM:
Does te $essel a$e dedicated lines for eac tan,/
&f not' descri"e %hich tan( systems have dedicated lines' and the method for se!re!ation)isolation$
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Identif% te t%pe of $al$es tat te $essel as in te $apor return line -ball1 butterfl%1 plu#1 etc..:
Automatic $al$es
!anual $al$es
Does te $apor return line contain suitable lowFpoint bleeds/ (es )o )0A
MONITORING SYSTEM:
2an, le$el de$ices:
Readout
Drid#e Car#o Control Room
2%pe location
"ter -specif%.
"ter de$ices -list.:
Are all of te tan, le$el de$ices GclosedH s%stems/ (es )o )0A
2an, temperature de$ices:
2%pe I J Readout
Drid#e Car#o Control Room
Location 2op !iddle Dottom location
"ter -specif%.
'ressure sensors I #au#es:
Sensor:
2%pe I J Readout
Drid#e Car#o Control Room
Gau#es:
2%pe I J
location
"ter -specif%.
Alarms:
2%pe Setpoint 2%pe alarm 2%pe of s%stem ta,in# action
Ki# le$el ? Audio Visual Sutdown Computer Independent Dot
Ki# Ki# le$el ? Audio Visual Sutdown Computer Independent Dot
Ki# temp.
L
&i+ed
Variable Audio Visual Sutdown Computer Independent Dot
Ki# Ki# temp.
L
&i+ed
Variable Audio Visual Sutdown Computer Independent Dot
&or $ariable settin#s Ki# temperature Low 'ressure Ki# 'ressure
Setpoint for '.". L
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COOLING SYSTEM:
Does te $essel a$e a coolin# plant/
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Copies of te sipNs lo#s used to record information about te 'rop%lene "+ide car#o and tan,s utiliAed for tat
car#o will be furnised to Carters for re$iew at te discar#e point
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Keatin# coils operated wit steam are to be blown dr% and blinded upon arri$al and prior to loadin#. Include
cec,s for possible lea,s durin# preFload inspections. Keatin# coils operated wit a eatin# fluid -e.#. termal
oil. are to be se#re#ated b% means of spool pieces or b% insertion of blan,in# de$ices upon arri$al and prior to
loadin#.
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Vessel aware tat Al,%lene "+ide temperatures must not e+ceed 6> LC durin# carria#e or loadin# (es )o
Vessel aware tat a cop% of te carria#e lo# must be attaced to te sur$e%orNs report at discar#e. 2e
carria#e lo# sould at least contain $esselNs name1 $o%a#e from 0 to1 D"O reference number1 product name1
tan, number1 initial loadin# temperature1 date and time wen measurements are ta,en1 respecti$e tan,
temperature1 and an% e+ceptions.
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Vessel understands tat $apor reFcompression of Al,%lene "+ides will not be allowed1 and suc s%stems are
se#re#ated from tan, and $ent s%stems b% remo$al of spool pieces and b% insertion of blan,in# de$ices
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Ad<acent car#o tan,s tat sare a common bul,ead sould not be eated abo$e a ma+imum of P;7 LC. -)ote
te $apor pressure of 'rop%lene "+ide is 987 mm K# at P;M.> LC..
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Acceptable car#o coolin# s%stems are tose usin# RF161 RF661 RF1;Ma or #l%colFwater s%stem. "ter
refri#erants are onl% acceptable if te% a$e been appro$ed b% te C"G 2ecnolo#% Center.
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Ref I.A.M Vessels intended to be used for carr%in# 'rop%lene "+ide and wic are not e@uipped wit an onFboard car#o
refri#eration s%stem can onl% be utiliAed if te followin# re@uirements are full% met:
2e Vessel "wner warrants tat Vessels used are appro$ed -Certificate of &itness. for
carria#e of 'rop%lene "+ide in tan,s a$in# at least 7.8 bar pressure ratin#.
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2at te respecti$e Classification Societ% and1 wen enterin# United States ports1 te
United Coast Guard appro$e usin# sea water spra% dec, coolin#.
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2at te Vessel to be used is e@uipped wit a separate independent sea water pump and
lines for dec, coolin#1 to ensure tat primar% firefi#tin# s%stem is not relied upon for
coolin#.
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'ro$ide details describin# te coolin# plant and0or dec, coolin# s%stem:
PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES:
Does eac tan, a$e a pressure relief $al$e/ (es )o
Does eac tan, a$e a $acuum relief $al$e/ (es )o )0A
Does eac $entmast include an installed flame arrestor/ (es )o )0A
Settin#s: 'ressure: bar
&i+ed
Variable
Vacuum: bar
&i+ed
Variable
Car#o tan, pressure relief $al$es must be set to relie$e witin 7.1> to 17 bar #au#e. 2e relief pressure
must not be #reater tan te desi#n pressure of te car#o tan,.
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INSULATION:
Are te car#o tan,s insulated/ -if so describe. (es )o
*ar!o tan( insulation' if installed' must "e a closed cell non+a"sor"ent insulation such as urethane'
foam !lass' ceramic foam or a "loc( perlite type insulation system$ ,a!nesia insulations are not
accepta"le$
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*ar!o systems must "e a"le to maintain carria!e temperature limits$ Uninsulated car!o tan(s may "e
fitted %ith coolin! systems$ -"ove dec( car!o tan(s must "e insulated and may "e fitted %ith coolin!
systems$
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CARGO PUMPS:
Cargo pumps must be deepwell pumps of the centrifugal type and constructed of steel or
stainless steel. Approved types of hydraulically operated submerged pumps are acceptable.
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ype of fluid in pumps!
ype of seals in pumps!
NITROGEN PAD SYSTEM:
Capabilit% of pro$idin# positi$e i# purit% nitro#en pad durin# te entire transit. (es )o )0A
Combustion t%pe inert #as s%stem sall not be utiliAed and must be se#re#ated
from Al,%lene "+ides car#o s%stem prior to loadin#.
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Car#o tan,s must be fitted wit an automatic nitro#en pad s%stem to maintain te car#o tan,s at a pressure
not less tan 7.79 bar #au#e durin# te entire $o%a#e. 2e setpoint sould be between 7.1> and > bar
#au#e.
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Ki# purit% nitro#en must be used as te pad for Al,%lene "+ides sipments. "+%#en content in te nitro#en
must be less tan 7.7>? ->77 ppm..
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A lo# of nitro#en pad controls sall be maintained b% deepFsea $essels transportin# Al,%lene "+ides.
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)onFreturn $al$es sould be installed to pre$ent bac,flow of product into te pad s%stem.
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A cop% of te carria#e lo# must be attaced to te sur$e%orNs report at discar#e. 2e carria#e lo# sould at
least contain $esselNs name1 $o%a#e from 0 to1 D"O reference number1 product name1 tan, number1 initial
tan, pressure1 date and time wen measurements are ta,en1 respecti$e tan, pressure1 nitro#en supplied
%es 0 no1 and an% e+ceptions.
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Describe te nitro#en pad s%stem -fi+ed or #enerator.1 t%pe of pipin# to tan,s1 t%pe of se#re#ation1 and
#enerator details -i.e. purit%1 rate1 buffer tan, siAe and pressure ratin#1 bac,Fup s%stem1 outlet pressures
to ballast tan,s0$oids0car#o tan,s0li@uid lines0pump cofferdams..
GASKETS (&64%# 430$4+6t" f)4 ,$,$6& %6( h%t*h"):
Gas,ets trou#out te Al,%lene "+ides car#o s%stems must be spiral wound stainless steel wit '2&* fill.
"ter fluorocarbon fill or #rapite fiber on steel supports t%pe #as,ets are acceptable pro$ided te% meet
applicable I!" or U.S. Coast Guard re#ulations.
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Double -use of 6. wo$en '2&* #as,ets installed on manoles and cleanin# openin#s are onl% acceptable if
te inner #as,ets are new or dedicated to al,%lene o+ide and te outer #as,ets are #asFti#t and suitable for
al,%lene o+ides. Sin#le wo$en '2&* #as,ets are not acceptable.
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Gas,et sealin# surfaces must be uniform and present a #ood sealin# surface. Doltin# must be e$enl%
tor@ued and $al$e pac,in# sould be ti#t.
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KA2CK*S0GAS=*2S:
Describe te #as,etin# on atces. Specific @uestions to answer include:
Is tere a sin#le or double #as,etin# arran#ement1 and wat t%pes are used/
Are tere sufficient s%stems in place to secure te atc in a pressure condition as re@uired for '"/
Are smaller atces of te same or different desi#n/ If different1 describe below.
Describe te #as,et arran#ement.
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CARGO SYSTEM ISOLATION:
Describe te t%pe of se#re#ation used to isolate te listed s%stem from te product.
Remo$e
spool
pieces
Insertion
of
Dlan,s
)o
fi+ed
connection
)0A "ter -describe.
Inert #as #enerator
2an, was macines and s%stem
Vapor recompression s%stem
Li@uid lines to oter car#o tan,s
Strippin# lines to oter car#o tan,s
Vapor return lines to oter car#o tan,s
Keatin# coils
Steam lines
"ters:
SHUT DOWN FUNCTIONS:
Describe te actions tat occur for eac t%pe of sutdown
Close all
$al$es
Sut off
runnin# car#o
pumps )0A "ter -describe.
KiFKi Le$el
Ki# 'ressure
Low 'ressure
"ters:
Remote sutdown s%stem a$ailable to
place on sore
Remote sutdown s%stem a$ailable to
be connected to sore
BALLAST TANKS AND VOID SPACES:
'ressure relief settin# of ballast tan,s -bar.
!etod of pur#in# ballast tan,s
Special pur#in# re@uirements -i.e. pur#e ballast water pumps0pumproom1 pur#e freswater tan,s1 etc..
Vessel as a cop% of te '.". Dul, Kandlin# Guidelines on board/
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Kas te $essel e$er carried '."./
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Kas te !aster or anoter ran,in# crewmember e+perienced in andlin# '.".
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!aster and Cief "fficer a$e been briefed in te aAards of andlin# '.".1 co$erin# te followin# ,e%
items: 1. '" is i#l% soluble in water1 and spra%in# water into '" can result in $acuum dama#e to te
car#o tan, -muc li,e Ammonia.Q 6. &lammabilit% and broad flammabilit% ran#eQ ;. It is critical to follow te
$esselNs '" manual in andlin# and cleanin# '"Q M. Vessel personnel a$e re$iewed te !SDS.
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OTHER NOTES OR COMMENTS:
)ame of !aster:
)ame of Cief !ate:
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