List of Abbreviations

AIS Automatic Identification System
API American Petroleum Institute
AED UAE Dirhams
ADNOC Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
Bbls Barrels
COP Code Of Practice
CD Chart Datum
CICPA Critical Infrastructure & Coastal Protection Authority
DWT Deadweight Tons
ESD Emergency Shut Down (system)
ERD Emergency Release Devise
Ft Feet
HM Harbour Master
H2S Hydrogen Sulphide
IMO International Maritime Organization
IMCA International Marine Contractors Association
ISPS International Ship And Port Facility Security Code
ISGOTT International Safety Guide For Oil Tankers & Terminals
JD Jebel Dhanna
KT Knots
LAT Latitude
LT Long Ton
LONG Longitude
MARPOL International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships
MT Metric tons
M Meter
NM Nautical Mile
NAVAIDS Navigation Aids
OCIMF Oil Companies International Marine Forum
OSRC Oil Spill Response Centre
PPA Abu Dhabi National Oil company - Petroleum Ports Authority
PPM Parts Per Million
SPC Supreme Petroleum Council
SPM Single point mooring
SBM Single buoy mooring
SIGTTO Society of International Gas Tanker and Terminal Operators
SOLAS Safety Of Life At Sea
TPH Tons per Hour
UAE United Arab Emirates
UHF Ultra High Frequency
VHF Very High Frequency
VTIS Vessel Traffic Information System
ROPME Regional Organization for the Protection of the Marine Environment
FSRU Floating Storage & Regasification Unit
LNGC Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier
STS Ship to Ship Transfer