Date of Award
Master of Science in Maritime Affairs
General Maritime Administration & Environment Protection
The dissertation is a study of the present situation in the Port of Surabaya in relation to its probable capability in establishing a reliable and feasible contingency planning for dangerous goods accidents in the port and its surrounding area for its sustainable development. An overview of international, national, and local regulations, dealing with dangerous goods is given in brief. This establishes the range and extent of regulations that a contingency plan for dangerous goods for a port area should be detennined by. An analysis of the impact of dangerous goods discharges are given in order to show the importance to have a sufficient system of prevention and response to dangerous goods accident as parts of total port environmental management. Accidents, their preventions , responses and clean up of dangerous goods discharges are described in order to give a general understanding of basic technical information on the equipment and resources which should exist, now they should be properly managed, and up dated for a contingency planning for dangerous goods. The existing situation and condition in ports of Surabaya are reviewed to lcnow the actual management practices and facilities with regard to the extent that they may inhibit or promote the establishment of a contingency planning for dangerous goods. Particular attention is given to the management of activities for dealing with dangerous goods in the port. Based on the previous discussion, a proposed contingency plan for dangerous goods in port of Surabaya is put forward. Conclusions and recommendations for action planning toward the achievement of the proposed contingency plan is given.