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SIRE Inspections on Oil Tankers
1 University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia
ABSTRACT: Ship Inspection Report Programme (SIRE) addresses concerns about sub-standard shipping in oil industry. As a part of the risk assessment physical inspection of the oil tanker is performed by accredited SIRE inspector and resulting report is available to charterers, ship operators, terminal operators and government bodies. In this article SIRE inspection is described and compared with other non-mandatory and mandatory inspections on oil tankers. Some potential consequences of tanker over-inspections are discussed.
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Citation note:
Grbić L., Čulin J., Perković T.: SIRE Inspections on Oil Tankers. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 12, No. 2, doi:10.12716/1001.12.02.17, pp. 359-362, 2018
Authors in other databases:
Luka Grbić: Scopus icon56705598300
Toni Perković:

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