Marine Technical Services (MTS)
information is for the sole use of the Marine Technical Safety Inspectors and
time to time, we may be asked to qualify a ship for the purpose of using the
Westridge Terminal or, for that matter, any other terminal we may be contracted
to attend in the capacity of Safety Inspector, Pollution Control Officer or
order to undertake this task, certain information must be acquired from various
The Vessel Questionnaire as sent to the vessel's Owner / Operator and
returned to Kinder Morgan (in the case of Westridge Terminals) Vancouver or
other brokerage or cargo fixing organisation.
Equasis - at
The USCG Port State control Database (PSIX) at
And if access is available to
Forms you may be required to complete with respect to the validation of the ship
and in the wake of a cargo operation are as follows:
Initial safety check - On
ship's prior arrival
The Ship Shore
Safety Checklist (SSSCL)
PERFORMANCE RATING (TPR) Template
Vessel Notes & Deficiencies Report
following are guidance notes for the Inspector:
Ship/Shore Checklist: We
tend to use the ship's own checklists if similar to ISGOTT..... sign this at, or
soon after, the loading/discharge meeting and take a copy for MTS report.
Collect the following Documents:
Ship's Time Log (signed for Terminal),
NOR (signed for
Protests (signed for
And any other
supporting documents (usually kept on file by MTS).
Rating (TPR) Template
Complete the TPR
Template using the guidelines at the bottom of the sheet - make any remarks
necessary to qualify any equipment or cargo operation / procedure.
The following is the
link to the Ship Information Database. This contains all the vessels inspected,
having completed a cargo operation at presently the Westridge Terminal only.
[Click here to enter.- coming soon!]