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Friday, 23/11/2017

Offshore Intallations©

A. Technical supervision and certification of Offshore installations

1. Introduction on Offshore Department

  • Foundation date: August 15, 1992
  • Technical supervision activities are carried out from the Head Office to VR Offices/ Branches.

2. Functions - duties

Basing on the Decision No 75/TTg dated February 3rd 1997 and the Decision No 203/TTg dated December 28th 1992 promulgated by the Prime Minister on duties, jurisdictions and structural organization of VR, in which regulate that: Vietnam Register is a State Organization having functions on performance of technical supervision and certification for quality and safety of offshore installations in order to ensure safety of life, properties and environment protection from pollution.

3. Development of Rules/ standards

Together with science technology progress, the Rules/ standards are developed and improved by VR for:

  • Safety of life;
  • Environment protection;
  • Limitation of financial risks due to initial investment and operation of offshore installations;
  • Prevention from unusual casualties during operation.

The following National Regulations relating to offshore filed have been developed by VR:

  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Classification;
  • TCVN 5309 -2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Hull of Offshore installation;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Equipment;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Stability;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Subdivision;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Fire protection and fighting;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Machinery equipment and system;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Electric equipment;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Material;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Welding;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Statutory Equipment;
  • TCVN 6171: 1999: Fixed Offshore Installation - Regulation for technical supervision and classification;
  • TCVN 6471: Rules and Regulations for technical supervision of tankers;
  • TCVN 6767-1: 2000: Fixed Offshore Installation - Part 1: Life saving appliances;
  • TCVN 6767-1: 2000: Fixed Offshore Installation - Part 2: Fire protection, detection and fighting;
  • TCVN 6767-1: 2000: Fixed Offshore Installation - Part 3: Machinery and technology system;
  • TCVN 6767-1: 2000: Fixed Offshore Installation - Part 4: Electric equipment;
  • TCVN 6809: 2001: Rules for classification and manufacture of mooring buoys.

4. Quality system

Technical supervision activities of offshore installation are carried out in compliance with VR quality system that audited and certified by BVQI.

5. The scope of VR offshore installation services

  1. Design approval
    • Assessment of structure, platform (foundation);
    • Approval of arrangement, machinery and equipment manufacture;
    • Review safety opinion and approval of safety system.
  2. Material identification
    • Inspection of mechanics and chemical properties;
    • Inspection of dimension;
    • Visual inspection.
  3. Welding
    • Approval of welding procedure;
    • Welder qualification and certification;
    • Non-destructive test (NDT).
  4. Survey
    • Installation survey of structure and machinery;
    • Launch, transportation, submergence and installation survey.

B. Development of Rules/ standards

Together with science technology progress, the Rules/ standards are developed and improved by VR for: Top

  • Safety of life;
  • Environment protection;
  • Limitation of financial risks due to initial investment and operation of offshore installations;
  • Prevention from unusual casualties during operation.

The following National Regulations relating to offshore filed have been developed by VR:

  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Classification;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Hull of Offshore installation;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Equipment;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Stability;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Subdivision;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Fire protection and fighting
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Machinery equipment and system;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Electric equipment;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Material;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Welding;
  • TCVN 5309-2002: Mobile Offshore Installation - Rules for classification and manufacture - Statutory Equipment;
  • TCVN 6171: 1999: Fixed Offshore Installation - Regulation for technical supervision and classification;
  • TCVN 6471: Rules and Regulations for technical supervision of tankers;
  • TCVN 6767-1: 2000: Fixed Offshore Installation - Part 1: Life saving appliances;
  • TCVN 6767-1: 2000: Fixed Offshore Installation - Part 2: Fire protection, detection and fighting;
  • TCVN 6767-1: 2000: Fixed Offshore Installation - Part 3: Machinery and technology system.
  • TCVN 6767-1: 2000: Fixed Offshore Installation - Part 4: Electric equipment;
  • TCVN 6809: 2001: Rules for classification and manufacture of mooring buoys.

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