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  • Personnel

Section 1: Pre-Custody Transfer

  • 1.1 Was the inspector familiar with the sampling system arrangement?

  • 1.2 Did the inspector ensure that all sampling equipment was in fit condition?

  • 1.3 Did the inspector check that the sample system was in compliance with ISO 8943?

  • 1.4 Did the inspector coordinate/confirm analyser calibration?

  • 1.5 Was calibration gas certified and certificate noted?

  • 1.6 Was the calibration gas used for calibration within date?

Section 2: Vessel Measurement

  • 2.1 Did the inspector manually check the vessels draught readings?

  • 2.2 Did the inspector check the clinometer or otherwise check list manually?

  • 2.3 Did the inspector request that the vessel be made upright and even keel for measurement purposes?

  • 2.4 Did the inspector record the meter readings for engine room or other consumption of BOG?

  • 2.5 Were OCTM taken with vapour arms connected and prior to liquid arm cool down?

  • 2.6 Were CCTM taken immediately after line draining?

  • 2.7 Did the inspector note the type of level measurement devices?

  • 2.8 Did the inspector note the number and positions of the temperature measurement devices in each tank?

  • 2.9 Did the inspector view calibration certificates for all measurement devices?

  • 2.10 Did the inspector confirm the secondary measurement system by taking measurements on deck?

  • 2.11 Did the inspector check volumes from calibration tables?

  • 2.12 Did the inspector verify the Chief Engineers in port gas consumption calculations?

  • 2.13 Did the inspector use a note book to record all raw data?

Section 3: Sampling and Analysis

  • 3.1 Did the inspector take spot samples?

  • 3.2 Did the inspector note the pressure of the sampling system during sampling?

  • 3.3 were the sample cylinders adequately purged prior to sampling?

  • 3.4 were all samples drawn adequately labelled?

  • 3.5 Did the inspector periodically check the vapouriser for icing?

  • 3.6 Did the inspector periodically check the analyser results for stability?

  • 3.7 Was the sampling system checked for leaks?

  • 3.8 Did the inspector check that any gas holder used, held a sufficient amount to purge compressors, lines and fill sample cylinders?

  • 3.9 Did the sampling system and analysis method comply with the SPA?

  • 3.10 Did the inspector observe and report any inconsistencies in the sampling and analysis system?

  • 3.11 Does the inspector understand the principles of LNG sampling and analysis?

Section 4: Communication and Planning

  • 4.1 Did the inspector attend the ship / shore safety and operation meeting?

  • 4.2 Did the inspector discuss: a) cargo stowage on board, b) current or previous voyage transit losses c) delivery rates

  • 4.3 were signed and stamped copies of documents exchanged?

  • 4.4 Did the inspector discuss BP requirements with ship and shore staff?

Section 5: HSSE

  • 5.1 Was the inspector able to carry required equipment without compromising safety?

  • 5.2 Were samples transported to the laboratory or storage in a safe manner?

  • 5.3 Did the inspector show HSE awareness?

  • 5.4 Did the inspector comply with contractor entry regulations for the terminal?

  • 5.5 Did the inspector observe and report potentially hazardous operations?

  • 5.6 Was the PPE as worn by the inspector, appropriate to task?

  • 5.7 Did the inspector comply with requirements for use of electrical equipment, such as mobile phones and computers?

Section 6: Calculations

  • 6.1 Did the inspector manually calculate the quantity to verify custody transfer calculations?

  • 6.2 Does the computer program as used by the inspector show traceability to the required SPA?

  • 6.3 Were the calculations completed in a timely manner?

  • 6.4 Were quantities as calculated, checked with other voyage data to ensure consistency?

  • 6.5 Did the inspector also calculate to ISO 6578?

  • 6.6 Did the inspector compare the primary and secondary systems?

Section 7: Facilities and Operation

  • 7.1 Are there general safety rules applied within the inspection area?

  • 7.2 Are inspection staff given both task and facility specific HSSE training?

  • 7.3 Does the inspection office have any traceability for field equipment proving and maintenance?

  • 7.4 Did the inspector arrive in good time to avoid delays in either ship or shore operation?

  • 7.5 Has the inspection operation been accredited against an internationally recognised standard?

  • 7.6 Have all inspectors had IFIA training?

  • 7.7 Prior to the start of the job, is the inspector given a copy of all relevant client instructions?

  • 7.8 Does the office complete input into GCAS?

  • 7.9 Is the inspection report completed and despatched in a timely manner?

  • 7.10 Is there a formalised route for communicating product quality and quantity issues?

  • 7.11 Is communication between inspection office and client (direct or indirect) effective and reliable?

Section 8: Any Other Comments and Information

  • BP Cargo Assurance

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