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§ 2345. Fire Prevention for Transfer Operations.

2 CA ADC § 2345Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 2. Administration
Division 3. State Property Operations
Chapter 1. State Lands Commission (Refs & Annos)
Article 5. Marine Terminals Inspection and Monitoring
2 CCR § 2345
§ 2345. Fire Prevention for Transfer Operations.
(a) Immediately before or on arrival at a terminal at which it is intended to conduct an oil transfer operation, fire hoses shall be connected to the tank vessel's fire main, one forward and one aft of the tank vessel's manifold. Where monitors are provided, they shall be pointed towards the manifold and be ready for immediate use.
(b) At least two type B-II portable fire extinguishers shall be placed near the manifold, one forward and one aft of the manifold.
(c) When oil is being transferred, pressure shall be maintained on the tank vessel's fire main from the tank vessel's fire pump. Where this is impracticable, the tank vessel's fire pump shall be in a standby condition and ready for immediate use. Fire mains shall be pressurized or be capable of being pressurized within 2 minutes.
(d) The vessel's fire extinguishing equipment shall be operational and ready for immediate use.
(e) No packaged cargo or vessel's stores may be transferred between the terminal and the vessel during a transfer operation unless authorized by both the TPIC and VPIC. When authorizing transfers under this subsection, the TPIC and VPIC shall consider any potential risk of fire or explosion.
(f) Blending of two or more oil products in any tank or tanks of a tank vessel or barge alongside a terminal by the introduction of pressurized air shall not be permitted.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 8750, 8751, 8752, 8755 and 8757, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 8750, 8751, 8752, 8755, 8757 and 8758, Public Resources Code.
1. New section filed 11-20-92; operative 12-21-92 (Register 92, No. 47).
2. New subsection (e) filed 10-5-94; operative 11-4-94 (Register 94, No. 40).
3. New subsection (f) filed 3-9-99; operative 4-8-99 (Register 99, No. 11).
This database is current through 2/23/24 Register 2024, No. 8.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 2, § 2345, 2 CA ADC § 2345
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