Thursday Jul 19, 2018

 

Fire Department and Safety Services of Ports and Maritime Administration of Guilan Province (Anzali Port) is ready to provide services for clients by its experienced and efficient crew in two 24-hour working shifts and also performing preventive and supervising duties in port areas. With regards to the importance of its assigned and defined duties and its preventive and training aim, this department has made efforts to reduce activities which might result in fire; on the other hand, by boosting its crew's scientific and operational level through holding theoretical classes and performing continuous exercises with various subjects, this department has been successful in achieving preparedness to response to any incident. As an active and a huge port in Caspian Sea with its unloading, loading, storage and transit of various goods such as oil products, wood, chemical substances, dangerous cargos and etc, Anzali Port enjoys a great importance. Its high level of safety and security could encourage cargo owners to select this port for the transport of their goods. Thus, more awareness and accuracy is required in the supervision of port activities in order to achieve the foresaid goal. The fire department of the port has had a good supervision in this filed through its sufficient co-operation with other relevant departments in the administration. Fire incidents have had a remarkable reduction comparing to the recent years as a result of this department's activities such as the exchange of the required information. The fire department of the port is ready to provide services to its honored clients with a central station and a secondary station.

 

Seyyed Jalal Gol Pira

The expert officer of Fire Department and Safety Services

 

 

  Services

 

Safety Services

  • Supervising on fuel delivery

  • Issuing Hot work permit

  • Draining ship waste

  • Washing services

 

Fire suppression and rescue services

Medical services

Safety services

 

  • Supervising on fuel delivery

One of the services provided by Fire Department and Safety Services of the administration is supervising on the fuel delivery to the ships and vessels berthed all around jetties of this port. Therefore, the issuance of any fuel delivery license takes place with the coordination and supervision of port's Fire Department and Safety Services. It should be said that, from the very beginning of the entrance of fuel tanker to the port until the end of fuelling, the whole procedure takes place under the supervision of Fire Department; the process would be stopped if any deficiency is seen in fuel delivery equipment or in the fuel tanker.

 

The above-mentioned services are provided after the following levels:

  1. The presentation of a written application by the shipping company of the related vessel to the Fire Department

  2.  Informing the Fire Department about the security guards or the agent at the gate while the fuel tanker is present

  3. Accompanying the fuel tanker by fire truck from the gate to the related ship

  4. Performing preliminary actions while observing all the safety precautions; the fuel delivery operations would begin consequently.

 

  • The issuance of hot work permit:

Due to the high risk of performing hot works in the port which is as the result of  the existence of vessels across jetties and also damageable cargos in port areas, the entire hot works such as welding, cutting, tarring and etc. shall be performed with the coordination of the fire department and license issuance by this department; the licenses for hot works in vessels are different from those of land. These licenses include the date and the duration of the license, the place where hot works are going to be performed, the name of the relevant company and also the specifications of the company that performs the hot works. The required license would be issued upon the visit of the hot work area by the safety experts of the fire department. The fire department crew will be present in the area from the very beginning until the end of the works, if required. If any hot work activity takes place without the permission of security guards, the related devises would be seized.

 

The above-mentioned services are provided after the following levels:

  1. The presentation of a written application to the Fire Department by the related shipping company.

  2. The visit of safety and fire prevention expert from the area where the hot works are performed in order to complete the license form and also to anticipate the risk level of the area for the continuous presentation of fire extinguishers in that area.

  3. The issuance of the related license for the work to start

 

Washing the port areas

Another service provided by the fire department of this administration is washing the port areas. It is also done through the correspondence of the active companies existed in the port and the agreement of fire department expert officer. After the above mentioned services being done, the invoice is issued according to the enacted tariff of the organization; the related company shall pay the price. The washing of the other areas which are not under the control of companies is done by the coordination among area officers and the fire expert officer.

 

The above-mentioned services are provided according to the following levels:

  1. The presentation of a written application to the expert officer of the fire department and safety services

  2. The visit and investigation of the related expert from the area in question

  3. Dispatching the related teams in order to perform the washing process

 

  • The discharge of vessels' oil waste

Due to the high importance of environment protection and prevention of marine pollution mentioned in the pollution convention of Global Maritime Organization and also the necessity of the correct execution and observance of the environment principles, the fire department of Ports and Maritime Administration of Guilan Province provides another service which is the discharge of berthed vessels' oil waste. These operations are done with a written application sent to the department of marine pollution response in the administration; the application will be referred to the fire department upon verification. The discharged waste would be transported to the port's refinery upon the delivery of oil waste carrier to the fire department after the announcement of oil waste carrier. It should be said that the fire department would seize the operation in case of any deficiency in the equipment or any case of waste leakage.

 

The above-mentioned services are provided according to the following levels:

  1. The presentation of a written application to the marine pollution response department including the determination of the probable amount of the waste

  2. The presentation of a written application verified by marine pollution response department to the fire department and safety services

  3. The visit of the related experts from oil waste discharge equipment and the area

  4. Dispatching oil waste carrier to the ship in question

  5. Transporting the discharged waste to the port's refinery   

 

  • Fire suppression and rescue services

One of the main duties of the fire department and safety services of Ports and Maritime Administration of Guilan Province is prompt presence in order to control, repress, suppress and prevent fire incidents from spreading throughout the port areas; this important task is being done by the fire department operational codes and professional rescue code equipped with the most advanced and modern equipment. It should be said that another service in this section is the presence of operational fire department teams of Ports and Maritime Administration of Guilan Province in fire incidents happening across the town; the team would be sent to the place where the incident is happing upon the call of Bandar-Anzali municipal fire department. The appreciations received from Bandar-Anzali mayors indicate the quality and the tangible presence of port's fire department.

 

Medical services

Another service provided by the fire department and safety services of Ports and Maritime Administration of Guilan Province is medical and first aid services. In case of any person's sickness or injury in port areas or vessels across the anchorages and jetties, an ambulance along with a physician assistant will be sent to the area upon informing fire department's control and coordinating center. After performing all the required investigations, they might transfer the person to a medical center for additional treatments, if required. It should be said that in the entire operations in which fire department teams are present, an ambulance along with a physician assistant are sent to the area who stay there until the end of the operations to provide medical services or transfer the injured individuals to medical centers.

Port's Fire Department Control Center and Safety Services' Contact information:

44459311

44459312

Ex.: 555

Ex.: 333

Fire-station@anzaliport.ir