1. FIRE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE

1.1 Emergency Alarms

At PTT Tank Jetty, do not hesitate to raise the alarm in the event of the following occurring:

  • Fire
  • Explosion
  • Escape of Toxic and/or Flammable Liquids
  • Escape of Toxic and/or Flammable Gases

Ship’s Alarm: One or more blasts on the ship.s whistle, each blast of not less 10 seconds duration, supplemented by a continuous of the general alarm system and this has to be agreed during completion „Ship/Shore Safety Checklist. on Part-B. Note: Except in an emergency, ship.s whistles, siren, etc. must not be used when a ship moored alongside.

Terminal’s Alarm: Please refer to item 1.3.1.

1.2 Emergency Communications

On hearing the fire or evacuation alarm, a member of the ship should liaise closely with the terminal for further information and action.

The people in charge and contact number at the terminal are as follow:
a) Primary Contact – Call using the walkie-talkies at channel 06; Call Sign „PTT Tank..
b) Loading Master at +66 38 978186 or +66 38 978190

Note: Please refer to Appendix-1: Contact List for more information

1.3 Emergency Procedures

1.3.1 Alarm Signals

There are 3 types of siren in the terminal

  • Fire Siren
  • Toxic Gas Siren
  • Hydrocarbon Siren

Note: PTT Tank Terminal carries out Fire Alarm Testing on every Wednesday at 1100 hrs.

1.3.2 Ship Operations

When the fire or evacuation is sound, ships should stand by for possible stoppage of operations. Ship.s staff must not initiate any action on their own concerning shutting down of valves etc. unless the fire is on board their ship. Ship must await instructions from shore before taking action regarding cargo operations.

1.3.3 Ship’s Personnel

Ship.s personnel ashore on the terminal should endeavor to return their ships on hearing the alarm signal and remain on board until the „all clear. signal has declared.

1.3.4 Man Overboard

In the event a person falls into the sea, the PTT Tank Personnel must be immediately informed and he will in turn alert the Port Control Room. The Control Room will then dispatch all available boats to the scene to assist in the rescue operations.
Lifebuoys and lines are available on the jetties. These should be deployed as soon as possible.

1.4 Emergency Actions

1.4.1 Emergency on your ship (Action by ship)

a) Raise the alarm.
b) Inform Loading Master.
c) Cease all cargo and/or ballast operations:

If discharge operations:
Immediately stop ship pump and close all ship valves and to activate ESD if provided by the terminal.

If loading operations:
Valves can only be closed after terminal has stopped their pumps, and ship will be advised it is safe to do so.

d) In case of fires, fight fire and prevent from spreading.
e) Stand by disconnect arms and/or hoses.
f) Bring engines to stand by.

1.4.2 Emergency on Another Ship (Action by Ship)

Standby and when instructed

a) Cease all cargo and/or ballast operations and close all valves.
b) Disconnect all arms and/or hoses.
c) Bring engines to stand by, ready to unberth.

1.4.3 Emergency on a Ship (Action by Terminal)

a) Raise the Alarm.
b) Contact Ship.
c) Cease all cargo and/or ballast operations and close all valves.
d) Stand by disconnect arms and/or hoses.
e) If necessary, standby to assist firefighting.
f) Inform all ships in the vicinity.
g) Implement Emergency Response Plan.

1.4.4 Emergency ashore (Action by Terminal)

a) Raise the Alarm.
b) Cease all cargo and/or ballast operations and close all valves.
c) If necessary, fight fire and prevent it from spreading.
d) If required, standby to disconnect arms and/or hoses.
e) Implement Emergency Response Plan.