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Transport risk assessment for road tanker operators

Transport risk assessment for road tanker operators

Road transport risk assessment can help tanker (or "tank truck") operators manage their reputational risks. John Spouge explains how. ...

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Tank explosions on large oil tankers and FPSOs

Tank explosions on large oil tankers and FPSOs

How do we estimate the likelihood of an event that has never happened? John Spouge gives an example: a new estimate of the frequency of oil storage tank explosions on FPSOs. ...

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Is safety under control on the Norwegian Continental Shelf?

Is safety under control on the Norwegian Continental Shelf?

Our deemed experts Andreas Falck and Børre Paaske take a stand and explain how DNV GL could support safety management on the Norwegian continental shelf that has recently showed some weaknesses. Indeed, the Norwegian Oil & Gas industry is n ...

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Excavating near pipelines

Richard Roels explains some unusual findings from a human factors study of pipeline protection. ...

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Searching for the source of a hose leak frequency

John Spouge follows the trail of leak frequency data, from a well-respected modern reference to its obscure and long-forgotten origins. ...

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How does cost cutting affect safety?

How does cost cutting affect safety?

The RMS Titanic wanted to set a time record across the Atlantic although there were warnings of icebergs in the area to be crossed. The crew ignored the warnings and RMS Titanic hit an iceberg in full speed. The Challenger space shuttle was launched ...

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Safety is our Top Priority?

A look behind the phrase “safety is our top priority”, and what it reveals about the definition of “safety”. “Safety is our top priority,” says the captain of the airliner as I settle into my seat. I have considered myself a safety spe ...

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