Вы находитесь на странице: 1из 4

NFPA 307 -- MAY 2000 ROP

Report of the Committee on (Log #CP14)


307- 1 - (Entire Document): Accept
Marine Terminals SUBMITI'ER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
RECO .MMENDATION: Make AHJ (authority having jurisdiction)
appear m uppercase.
Michael L. Jones, Chair SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee felt that although this may
HSB Industrial Risk Insurers, CA [ I] be interpreted as editorial, it felt that this authority should be
emphasized through the use of the uppercase.
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept.
James c . Adams, Westlake Group, LA [M]
Mario A. Antonetti, Gage-Babcock & Assoc., Inc., NY [SE]
Richard A. Comstock, ISO Commercial Risk Services, Inc., TX [I]
Garry W. Jannal, Caledonian Assoc., Inc., IL [SE] (Log #CPI )
Ohnson K. Lee, AON Risk Services, Inc., CA [I] 307- 2 - (1-1.5 (New)): Accept
hn Pavelko, Pacific Maritime Assn., CA [SE] SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
omenick A. Serrano, Jr., s&s Fire Suppression Systems Inc., NY [M] I RECOMMENDATION: Insert a new 1-1.5 to read as follows:
Rep. Nat'l Fire Sprinkler Assn. Nothing in this standard shall supersede any governmental or
Ronald L. Signorino, Universal Maritime Service Corp., NJ[U] other regulatory authority or regulations.
Joseph E. Zanoni, Energy & Chemical Risk Consultants, TX [SE] SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to make clear that
this is a minimum requirement standard, and does not supersede
Alternates any other authority.
C o M M r I ' r E E ACTION: Accept.
Robert E. Keenan, Jr., HSB Industrial Risk Insurers, GA [I]
(Air. to M. L.Jones)
Patrick C. Ward, Gage-Babcock & Assoc., Inc., CA [SE]
(Alt. to M. A. Antonetti) (Log #CP2)
307- $ - (2-1 Container): Accept
Staff Liaison: David G. Trebisacci SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
RECOMMENDATION: Revise the definition of "contained' in
Committee Scope: This Committee shall have primary Chapter 2 to read as follows:
responsibility for documents relating, generally, to the fire safe Container: A standard, reusable, box-like structure having a
construction and fire protection of piers and wharves and of volume of 1.81 m 3 (64 ft3) or more, designed and constructed to
structures thereon. It shall also be responsible for documents permit lifting with its contents intact during transportation.
relating to the fire safety that is unique to marine terminal facilities SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee felt that this is a better
and operations but avoiding duplicating and overlapping the definition of, and better describes the function of a container.
scopes of other NFPA Committees that may have primary COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept.
jurisdiction.

This list represents the membership at the time the Committee was (Log #CP3)
balloted on the text of this edition. Since that tim6 changes in the 307- 4 - (2-1 Hazardous Material): Accept
membership may have occurred. A key to classifications is found at the SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
front of this book. RECOMMENDATION: Revise the definition of "hazardous
material" in Chapter 2 to read as follows:
The Report of the Technical Committee on Marine Terminals is Hazardous Material. A substance or material that has been
presented for adoption. determined to be capable of...has been so designated.
SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee felt that many agencies or
This Report was prepared by the Technical Committee on authorities could designate material as hazardous, not only the
Marine Terminals, and proposes for adoption amendments to Secretary of Transportation.
NFPA 307-1995, Standard for the Construction and Fire Protection COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept.
of Marine Terminals, Piers, and Wharves. NFPA 307-1995 is
published in Volume 6 of the 1999 National Fire Codes and in
separate pamphlet form. (Log #1)
307- 5 - (2-1 Pier): Accept in Part
This Report has been submitted to letter ballot of the Technical SUBMITTER: Western Regional Fire Code Dev. Committee
Committee on Marine Terminals, which consists of 10 voting RECOMMENDATION: Change the definition of Pier and Wharf
members; of whom 6 voted afiqrmatively, and 4 ballots were not to read:
returned (Messrs. Jaunal, Pavelko, Serrano, and Signorino). Pier. A dock, wharf, or other structure over or contiguous to
navigable water, with direct physical access from land. A pier is
usually of greater length than width and may be either open deck
or provided with a superstructure. Used interchangeably with
"wharf."
Wharf. Any dock, pier, or other structure over or contiguous to
navigable water, with direct physical access from land. A wharf
can b e either open deck or provided with a superstructure. Used
interchangeably with "pier. ~
SUBSTANTIATION: The proposed text better clarifies the
definitions.
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept in Part.
Add the following definitions to Appendix 2-1:
Pier.* A structure, usually of greater length than width and
projecting from the shore into a body or water with direct access
from land, that may be either open deck or provided with a
superstructure.
Wharf.* A structure at the shoreline, having a platform built
along and parallel to a body of water with either open deck or
provided with a superstructure.
COMMITTEE STATEMENT: The Committee accepts the
proposal in part, and makes the changes listed above to these
definitions in Chapter 2, and proposes to add explanatory
information to Appendix 2-1. [See Proposal 307-26 (Log #CP25).]

83
N F P A 307 - - MAY 2 0 0 0 R O P

(Log #CP4) (Log #CP6)


307- 6- (%2.1): Accept 307- 9 - (7-1): Accept
SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
RECOMMENDATION: Add to the end of Section 3-2.1: "See also RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 7-1 to read as follows:
diagrams in Appendix B." Hazardous Material. Includes any substance or material that has
SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wants to refer the user to been determined to be capable...has been so designated.
the diagrams, which better explain substructure construction SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee felt that many agencies or
requirements. authorities could designate material as hazardous, not only the
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept. Secretary of Transportation.
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept.
(Log #3)
307- 7- (%5): Reject (Log #CP7)
SUBMITTER: Frank Gromling, Terminator, Inc. 50% 10- (7-2): Accept
RECOMMENDATION: Add new text to ?-5 to read: SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
"At least one (1) portable (wheeled) foam fire fighting and vapor I RECOMMENDATION: Revise section 7-2 to read as follows:
suppression apparatus of 30 gal or greater capacity be placed Processing and Placarding. Hazardous materials shall not ..and
strategically ,as a first response to vessel and facility fires and fuel placarded in accordance with all applicable laws, ordinances, and
leaks." regulations.
SUBSTANTIATION: Because fires at marine terminals, piers and SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to more clearly
wharves typically involve flammable liquids, vapors, fiberglass, state that there are many agencies, both domestic and
wood and other ltighly combustible materials the presence of a B0 international, that have laws, ordinances, and regulations which
gal or greater portable foam fire fighting and vapor suppression affect these issues.
apparatus will greatly reduce the loss of life and property. COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept.
Under the current standard, only water and portable hand held
extinguishers are available, with certain size facilities required to
have sprinkler systems. As shown in numerous fire histories
documented by NFPA and others, fire hoses and hand held (Log #CP8)
extinguishers have been grossly ineffective when fighting fuel-based 507- 11 - (%3): Accept
fires or suppressing fuel leak vapors. In fact, fighting fuel-based SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
fires or vapors with these methods, especially by facility personnel, I RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 7-3 to read as follows:
can often lead to greater risk to life and property. Handling, Storage, and Loading. Hazardous materials.An
Therefore, to provide a greater level of additional protection at accordance with all applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations,
marine terminals, piers and wharves, it is recommended that the authority having jurisdiction, and NFPA 704.
NFPA 307 be changed to include the placement of portable 30 gal SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to more clearly
or greater foam fire fighting and vapor suppression apparatus at state that there are many agencies, both domestic and
marine terminals, piers and wharves. Such equipment would international, that have standards, laws, ordinances, and
utilize water pressure to proportion the foam concentrate in regulations which affect these issues.
producing foam solution and would not require a foam COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept.
concentrate pump, as outlined in Chapter 6-3 of NFPA l l C ,
Standard for Mobile Foam Apparatus, 1995 edition.
Even in facilities which have sprinkler systems, the presence of (Log #CP13)
portable 50 gal or greater foam fire fighting and vapor suppression 507- 12 - (7-11): Accept
apparatus, wifich utilize either water standpipe systems or salt SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
water, would provide marinas and boatyards with a rapid, high RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 7-11 to read as follows:
volume, powerful knockdown first response capability. Containers loaded...by the autlmrity having jurisdiction and all
Further, because sprinkler systems are at extremely high ceiling applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations which affect these
levels, fires are able to increase to great intensity before the heat issues.
detectors are able to activate the suppression effort. This results in SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to more clearly
significant property loss. As very few sprinkler systems utilize foam, state that there are many agencies, both domestic and
the activation of water-based systems can prove to be ineffective in international, that have standards, laws, ordinances, and
certain types of fires. regulations which affect these issues.
Having.a high vohlme, powerful foam fire fighting and vapor COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept.
suppression first response capability is even more critical when
local fire deparmaents are outside of a five minute response time.
Also, in many instances, the responding fire truck may not have (Log #CP10)
any or very little foam aboard. As a fire lieutenant of a 307- 13 - (7-13): Accept
metropolitan fire department stated, "We usually havejnst enough SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
5 gallon cans of foam on board to get ourselves into trouble." RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 7-13 to read as follows:
These circumstances dictate that marine terminals, piers and Terminals handling...Operations Plan. This plan...to a
wharves take greater steps to protect lives and assets through a container. This plan...shall be prepared with the authority having
higher level of first response, such as provided by portable 30 gal jurisdiction, and all applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations.
foam fire fighting and vapor suppression systems. SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to more clearly
COMMITTEE ACTION: Reject. state that there are many agencies, both domestic and
COMMITTEE STATEMENT: The Committee felt that this is international, that have standards, laws, ordinances, and
adequately addressed in Section %5.2. regulations which affect these issues.
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept.

(Log #CP5) (Log #CP11)


307- 8 - (4-4.2): Accept 307- 14- (7-14): Accept
SUBM1TTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 4-4.2 to read as follows: RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 7-14 to read as follows:
Due to the widely varying...minimun sprinkler design shall be Information...emergency personnel. This information...anthority
based upon Extra Hazard Group 1 classification under the having jurisdiction and all applicable laws, ordinances, and
provisions of NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler regulations.
Systems. SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to more clearly
SUBSTANTIATION: Due to the nature of the commodities that state that there are many agencies, both domestic and
might be present, the Committee wanted to be more conservative international, that have standards, laws, ordinances, and
in its requirements for terminal buildings. regulations which affect these issues.
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept. COMMITrEE ACTION: Accept.

84
N F P A 3 0 7 - - MAY 2 0 0 0 R O P

(Log #CP12) SUBSTANTIATION: In the interest of revising the standard with


307- 15 - (7-]6): Accept the potential of international usability, the Committee has chosen
SUBMrITER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals in this case not to specify any particular domestic standard.
I RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 7-16 to read as follows: COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept.
No vehicles...Terminals, the authority having jurisdiction, and all
applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations.
SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to more clearly
state that there are many agencies, both domestic and (Log #CP20)
international, that have standards, laws, ordinances, and 307- 21 - (8-9): Accept
regulations which affect these issues. SUBMIq[q~ER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept. I RECOMMENDATION: Retide Section 8-9 as "Watch Service."
SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee, to conform with NFPA
312, has opted to eliminate the phrase "guard service" in order to
better describe the function and expectations of a "watchman."
(Log #CP15) COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept.
307- 16- (84.4.2): Accept
SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 8-4.4.2 to read as follows:
When such hot work is performed, it shall be conducted in (Log #CP21)
accordance with the authority having jurisdiction and all 307- 22- (9-1.5): Accept
applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations. SUBMIqiq'ER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to more clearly I RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 9-1.5 to read as follows:
state that there are many agencies, both domestic and Material-h,-mdiing...shall be suitable for such use, as required by
international, that have standards, laws, ordinances, and all applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations, and the authority
regulations which affect these issues. having jurisdiction.
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept. SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to more clearly
state that there are many agencies, both domestic and
international, that have standards, laws, ordinances, and
regulations which affect these issues.
(Log #CP16) COMMIT'FEEACTION: Accept.
307- 17- (84.5): Accept
SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 84.5 to read as follows:
Bunkering (Refueling): Bunkering of vessels a t a marine (Log #CP22)
terminal shall be done in accordance with all applicable laws, 307- 23 - (9-1.6): Accept
ordinances, and regulations and the authority having jurisdiction. SUBMITTEI~ Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to more clearly RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 9-1.6 to read as follows:
state that there are many agencies, both domestic and Material handling cranes with power distribution, windlass
international, that have standards, laws, ordinances, and rooms, or internal combustion engines where the equipment is
regulations which affect these issues. located greater than 100 ft above the pier or wharf surface, shall be
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept. provided with automatic detection and extinguishing systems.
SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to address the
inherent problems with fires that may occur in these areas.
COMMITrEE ACTION: Accept.
(Log #CPIT)
307- 18- (8-4.6.2): Accept
SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
RECOMMENDATION: Revise Secdon 8-4.6.2 to read as follows: (Log #CP23)
Cargo handling...of such equipment, shall conform to all 307- 24- (9-2.2): Accept
applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations as prescribed for the SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
type of cargo handled and the requirements of the authority having i RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 9-2.2 to read as follows:
jurisdiction. RO/RO operadons...shall conform to all applicable laws,
SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to more clearly ordinances, and regulations, and the authority having jurisdiction.
state that there are many agencies, both domestic and SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to more clearly
international, that have standards, laws, ordinances, and state that there are many agencies, both domestic and
regulations which affect these issues. international, that have standards, laws, ordinances, and
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept. regulations which affect these issues.
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept.

(Log #CPI 8)
307- 19- (8-5.1): Accept (Log #CP24)
SUBMITTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals 307- 25 - (9-11.2): Accept
RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 8-5.1 to r'ead ,as follows: SUBMITTEI~ Technical Committee on Marine Terminals
All placement of cargo shall be in accordance with all applicable i RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 9-I 1.2 to read as follows:
laws, ordinances, and regulations and the authority having When such hot work is performed...Welding Processes, and all
jurisidiction. applicable laws, ordinances, and regulations, and the authority
SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to more clearly having jurisdiction.
state that there are many agencies, both domestic and SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee wanted to more clearly
international, that have standards, laws, ordinances, and state that there are many agencies, both domestic and
regulations which affect these issues. international, that have standards, laws, ordinances, and
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept. regulations which affect fllese issues.
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept.

(Log #CP19)
307- 20 - (8-8): Accept (Log #CP25)
SUBM1TTEI~ Technical Committee on Marine Terminals 307- 26 - (A-2-1): Accept
I RECOMMENDATION: Revise Section 8-8 to read z.s follows: SUBMITTER: Teclmical Committee on Marine Terminals
International Sbore Connection. International shore...fire main I RECOMMENDATION: Add to appendix item A-2-1 die following:
system. The threads on the sboreside connection shall be Pier. The terms "pier" and "wharf" are used interchangeably.
provided by the terminal operator with adapters to permit the Wharf. Tbe terms "wharf" and "pier" are used interchangeablyo
connection of shore fire department hose.

85
N F P A 307 u MAY 2 0 0 0 R O P

SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee, althoug'h specifying the (Log #2)


difference between the two terms in the definitions section, wanted 307- 28 - (D-2-5): Reject
users of this standard to know that the two terms are often used SUBMITI'ER= Western Regional Fire Code Dev. Committee
interchangeably. RECOMMENDATION: Delete Appendix D-2.5 in its entirety.
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept. SUBSTANTIATION: This appendix material is outdated and
does not comply with DOT RSPA hazardous materials rules.
COMMITTEE ACTION: Reject.
COMMITTEE STATEMENT: The Committee feels that the
(Log #CP9) proposal did not furnish enough information to be considered for
307- 27- (D-1): Accept the change, especially in regards to the non-compliance with DOT
SUBMIXTER: Technical Committee on Marine Terminals RSPA hazardous materials rules. The Committee did not
RECOMMENDATION: Add a new International Regulations understand what parts of the section the proposer took issue with.
Section D-1. Insert a new Section
D-I.1 to include the IMDG Code. The Federal Regulations
would then be incremented to D-2, etc.
SUBSTANTIATION: The Committee felt that it is necessary in
light of the increasing international use of fills standard, to include
a reference to the IMDG Code.
COMMITTEE ACTION: Accept.

86