BP Marine Risk Assurance

INTERTANKO Vetting Seminar
11 October 2011
Joanne Song Vetting & Clearance Superintendent

It is all about reducing the risk to BP Owned and TC BP Shipping controls: • design • build • operation • procedures • maintenance • people • deployment • disposal • T/C assurance target Develop a core fleet that will deliver for BP’s asset requirements objective no accidents. no harm to people no damage to the environment spot improve global tanker standards in the industry by influencing through: • oil majors • ship owners • legislation tankers used by BP pool of vessels used by BP improve quality by • setting standards – – – – – age double hull policy operational requirements operating procedures manning training • confirmed by – inspection – management audit – structural review 2 .

BP Shipping Vetting & Clearance Team Tim Ashby EMEA Stephen Alexander USA Andrew Rayapan Aspac Patrick Joseph Manager – Global Vetting & Clearance 3 .

Control of Shipping Risk Strategic Operational Influencing OCIMF TSCF Design-Operation-Audit Shipping policies Balance risk reward Owned Set standards-Audit-Vetting IMO Voyage chartered Set standards-Operations-Audit Flag/Port State Legislation Time Chartered Control quality to minimise risk Raise standards so BP quality control not req’d 4 .

The Ship Vetting Decision OWNER REPUTATION Company Assessment SHIP INSPECTIONS SIRE REPORTS PSC INSPECTIONS The Vetting Decision YES NO More info required 5 .

e. or c) a BP SIRE inspection report that is less than 12 months for vessels that are older than 15 years old. the vessel must have: a) a current SIRE inspection report i. when a vessel is proposed for BP employment.. unless otherwise notified. and b) a BP SIRE inspection report that is less than 24 months for vessels that are less than 15 years old.BP Inspection and 3rd Party SIRE SIRE INSPECTION REPORT REQUIREMENT From 1 January 2012. one that is less than 6 months old. 6 .

How do we look at a SIRE report What is in a SIRE report? A report with a factual record of the vessel’s condition and standard of operation at the time of the inspection and. 7 . allow an assessment of the risk that use of the vessel might pose. . . in turn. therefore .

The Ship Vetting Decision OWNER REPUTATION Company Assessment SHIP INSPECTIONS SIRE REPORTS PSC INSPECTIONS TERMINAL FEEDBACKS CHARTER FEEDBACKS CASUALTY DATA The Vetting Decision YES NO More info required 8 .

… vetting@bp.com 9 .Incident Notification and Investigation Delay in Notification No proper investigation and Root Cause analysis Planned/Un-planned maintenance shut down vs Incident All crew members’ fault Master onboard did not give a factual report about the incident at the 1st place.

The Ship Vetting Decision OWNER REPUTATION Company Assessment SHIP INSPECTIONS SIRE REPORTS PSC INSPECTIONS TERMINAL FEEDBACKS CHARTER FEEDBACKS CASUALTY DATA FLAG CHANGES MANNING/MANAGEMENT CHANGES CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY CHANGE MARKET INTELLIGENCE STRUCTURAL ASSURANCE The Vetting Decision YES NO More info required 10 .

000 dwt involved in TAPS trade (USA) LNG carriers. over 20yrs.Structure Assessment .Criteria Type Vessel up to 15 years of age Vessel greater than 15 years of age and less than 20.000 dwt Vessels greater than 15 years of age and greater than or equal to 20.000 dwt Vessels greater than 15 years of age and greater than or equal to 20. CAP with critical area inspection & Fatigue analysis Barges Class documents CAP with fatigue CAIP 11 .

Survey Status. Photographs etc. • Condition Assessment Program (CAP) Report • CAIP USA select vessels ONLY • IMO CAS (not in lieu of CAP but in addition to) • Class reports including Enhanced Survey Programme (ESP) File. • UTM Reports • Shipyard Steel Repair Reports • Physical structural survey by Naval Architects 12 . Special Survey. Docking Survey etc reports • Structural drawings • Owners PMS inspection reports.Structure Assessment .Tools We aim to ensure that ships fixed on BP Group business are maintained above the Class minimum requirements.

• Close up survey report including colour photos • Class status report and examination of historical records • Thickness measurements records • Structural Strength Calculations • Fatigue analysis 13 .CAP – What we are looking for . . .

The Ship Vetting Decision OWNER REPUTATION Company Assessment SHIP INSPECTIONS SIRE REPORTS PSC INSPECTIONS TERMINAL FEEDBACKS CHARTER FEEDBACKS CASUALTY DATA FLAG CHANGES MANNING/MANAGEMENT CHANGES CLASSIFICATION SOCIETY CHANGE MARKET INTELLIGENCE STRUCTURAL ASSURANCE The Vetting Decision YES NO More info required 14 .

Working together for a cleaner environment and safer shipping Thank you ! 15 .

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