In order to implement the Maritime Traffic Safety Law and further improve the safety management of water and underwater operations and activities, the Maritime Safety Administration of the Ministry of Transport organized and revised the Administrative Measures for the Preparation and Technical Review of Navigable Safety Guarantee Schemes for Waterrelated Engineering Construction (Haitonghang No.147, 2019). The Administrative Measures for the Preparation and Technical Review of Navigable Safety Assurance Schemes for Aquatic and Underwater Operations and Activities (Draft for Soliciting Opinions) has been formed and is now open to the public for soliciting opinions. The public can provide feedback through the following channels and means:
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Annex: Administrative Measures for the preparation and technical Review of navigable Safety Assurance schemes for water and underwater operations and activities. Doc
Safety assurance scheme for navigation of above and underwater operations and activities
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Article 1 For the purpose of standardizing the work of the preparation and technical review and administration of the safety guarantee plan for navigation of above and underwater operations and activities, maintaining the order of navigation and ensuring the safety of navigation and the cleanliness of water areas, These Measures are formulated in accordance with the Maritime Traffic Safety Law of the People's Republic of China, Regulations of the People's Republic of China on the Administration of Inland River Traffic Safety, Regulations of the People's Republic of China on the Administration of Navigable Operations and Activities on and under Water, and other laws, regulations and rules.
Article 2 The "navigation safety guarantee plan" mentioned in these Measures refers to the general term of the safeguard measure plan, emergency plan and liability system for above and underwater operations or activities.
These Measures shall be observed in the preparation and technical evaluation of safety assurance schemes for maritime and underwater operations and activities that need to be approved by the maritime administrative organ.
Article 3 Construction units, sponsoring units or construction units shall work out safety assurance plans for navigation of operations and activities above and under water to ensure the safety of the operations or activities and the traffic safety of the surrounding waters and the cleanliness of the waters.
On the inland navigable waters or coast, sea areas under the jurisdiction to occupy the channel, route, anchorage, ferrying waters, bridge waters, or need to adjust the route, taking closure of navigation, one-way navigable water traffic control measures such as surface and underwater operations or activities, the maritime administrative organ shall organize experts to navigation security scheme technology review.
Article 4 The general navigation safety guarantee plan shall be prepared by the construction unit, the sponsoring unit or the construction unit, and the maritime administrative authority may not designate the unit that prepares the general navigation safety guarantee plan.
Article 5 The general navigation safety guarantee plan shall include the basic contents of the above and underwater operations or activities, the plan of safeguard measures, the emergency plan, the text of the liability system and the attached drawings, etc. For the specific contents, see the attached Guide to the Preparation of the General Navigation Safety Guarantee Plan for above and Underwater Operations and Activities.
Article 6 Where operations or activities above and under water have little impact on the safety of general navigation, the safety guarantee scheme for general navigation may be simplified appropriately.
Article 7 the establishment of navigation safety plan shall be through a site, research methods such as fully understand the navigation environment, and to solicit the opinions of the stakeholders and truthfully record deal with the situation, do complete data collection, analysis, comprehensive, technology is feasible and the measures are put forward with pertinence and operability, to ensure the scientific nature and rationality of navigation safety protection programs. When necessary, the advice and opinions of professionals in the relevant field may be sought, and the relevant suggestions and opinions shall be recorded in the general navigation safety assurance scheme.
The construction unit, host unit or construction unit shall be responsible for the authenticity, validity and legality of the data, as well as the content and conclusion of the navigation safety guarantee plan.
Article 8 The safety guarantee plan for navigation shall be submitted when applying for the permit for water and underwater operations and activities. If the maritime administrative authority needs to organize experts to conduct technical evaluation of the navigation safety guarantee scheme, it shall inform the construction unit, the sponsoring unit or the construction unit in writing.
Article 9 The main basis for technical evaluation of the general aviation safety guarantee scheme shall include:
(1) Laws, regulations, rules and relevant provisions on water traffic safety and pollution control;
(2) Standards and technical specifications for navigation safety and pollution prevention;
(3) Theories and techniques of water traffic safety management;
(4) ship control theory, technology and maritime practices (experience);
(5) reply documents issued by relevant departments, conclusions or opinions of relevant special studies;
(6) Project design scheme, operation or activity content, and related technical drawings and materials.
Article 10 The technical evaluation shall judge whether the analysis of navigation safety and pollution prevention risk is objective and comprehensive, whether the safeguard measures of navigation safety and pollution prevention are reasonable and effective, whether the emergency plan is targeted and operable, whether the text of the liability system is sound and the responsibilities are clear.
Article 11 The maritime administrative organ shall organize experts to conduct technical evaluation by means of an evaluation meeting. When necessary, the opinions of experts may be further solicited by letters and other means.
Article 12 There shall be no less than 3 technical evaluation experts, and the total number shall be odd. Experts for a review should be fully considered navigation security scheme of surface and underwater operations or activities involved in the category, scale, complexity and the degree of influence on navigation safety and the surrounding water environment factors, such as professional cover will comprehensively, and may not have interest relationship with surface and underwater operations or activities, to ensure that the technical evaluation is scientific and impartiality.
If the experts participate in the technical evaluation, they shall fill in the expert opinion form and sign for confirmation.
Article 13 The technical evaluation shall be completed within 15 working days after the receipt of the general navigation safety guarantee scheme, and the time required shall not be counted within the time limit stipulated in the examination and approval of permits for water and underwater operations and activities.
Article 14 The evaluation opinions of the expert group and the form of expert opinions shall be filed together with the application materials for permission of water and underwater operations and activities.
Article 15 The expenses for the technical evaluation organized by the maritime administrative organ shall be included in the budget of the maritime administrative organ in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State.
Article 16 These Measures shall come into force as of XX, 20XX. The Notice of the Maritime Safety Administration of the People's Republic of China on the Issuance of Administrative Measures for the Preparation and Technical Review of Navigational Safety Assurance Schemes for Waterrelated Engineering Construction (Haitonghang  No. 147) shall be abolished at the same time.
Annex: Guidelines for the preparation of safety assurance schemes for navigation of above and underwater operations and activities
Safety assurance scheme for navigation of above and underwater operations and activities
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For operations and activities over and under water that are subject to the permission of the maritime administrative authority in the waters under the jurisdiction of our country, the preparation of the navigational safety guarantee scheme shall comply with the following requirements:
1. Requirements for the preparation of safety assurance schemes for navigation in water and underwater operations
Cover: XX navigable safety guarantee plan, indicating the name and signing date of the construction unit or construction unit, and affixing the official seal of the construction unit or construction unit.
Chapter I Basic contents of above and underwater operations
1.1 Project name and basic information
The location of the project and its location map shall be expressed in longitude and latitude coordinates (2000 National geodetic Coordinate System or WGS-84 World Geodetic Coordinate system), clear reference objects, etc. The specific content of the project, including design scheme, design representative ship type (when applicable), etc.
1.2 Construction unit and construction unit
Complete and accurate names of the construction unit and the construction unit.
1.3 Approval status (only for projects requiring approval procedures)
(1) Project approval. The situation of project approval, approval or archival filing, such as the project approval/archival filing document approved/approved/archival filing by XX development and reform department, including the name of the project approval document (including document number)/Archival filing document (including serial number).
(2) Preliminary design approval. For example, on X, X, XX, the competent authority of XX shall approve the preliminary design scheme of the project, including the name of the preliminary design approval document (including the document number).
(3) Approval of port shoreline use (only for projects occupying port shoreline). For example, on the date of XX, XX competent authority (or the Ministry of Communications and Transport) approves the project to use the port shoreline, including the document name.
(4) Approval of the project by relevant competent authorities. For water conservancy projects, it refers to the approval/approval of the project by the water conservancy department; With respect to the Marine projects in the use of sea areas such as sea reclamation, sea DAMS, artificial islands, submarine pipelines, submarine electric (optical) cables, offshore wind farms and platforms, it refers to the approval granted by the competent authorities on the use of sea areas.
1.4 Operating procedures
Scope of water area occupied by project operation, operation sequence, contents of each stage, vessels and facilities involved in operation, anchoring method and length of anchor cable, anchoring diagram, general layout drawing or general plan blueprint.
1.5 Parameters, routes and berthing locations of ships, offshore facilities/inland river floating facilities
Technical parameters of ships and facilities involved in the operation, towing routes (when applicable), transport routes of construction materials. Daily berthing places and sheltered berthing places of ships and facilities.
1.6 Major operators and their telephone numbers
Project leader, safety manager, master of the ship and facilities or person in charge of the ship and their mobile phone number.
Chapter II Safeguard measures plan
2.1 Navigable environment
Navigational environmental data shall be authentic, effective and targeted, with emphasis on describing environmental factors affecting navigational safety. It includes the natural environment, port environment and other infrastructure, water traffic environment, dangerous accidents in the project and its nearby waters, navigational facilities and relevant navigational safety management regulations, etc.
2.1.1 Natural environment
(1) Meteorology. Wind speed and direction, temperature, precipitation, fog and visibility, relative humidity, typhoon, severe convective weather and other extreme weather data related to navigation safety in the water area where the project is located.
(2) Hydrology. Water level, flow rate, tides, waves, ice conditions (if any) of the water area where the project is located and other hydrological data related to navigation safety.
(3) Geology and geomorphology. The riverbed/seabed topography, geological conditions, sediment and other information of the water area where the project is located.
(4) Other natural environments. Water depth distribution, reefs, shoals, sunken ships and sunken objects, underwater pipelines, river bends (when applicable) and other information of the water area where the project is located.
2.1.2 Port environment
(1) Port terminals. Port status and wharf distribution in the water area where the project is located.
(2) Fairway anchorage. Status quo of waterway and navigation routes related to the port in the water area where the project is located, including navigable scale, channel bend, water depth and channel grade. The location, function, mooring condition, capacity (if applicable) of the existing anchorage in the water area where the project is located.
(3) Others. Other port infrastructure except port wharf and channel anchorage.
2.1.3 Water traffic environment
Ship flow, traffic flow composition (including ship type, ship tonnage, ship scale, etc.) and traffic prevalence characteristics (traffic flow position, direction, width, density) of the project and its nearby waters were analyzed. AIS trajectory diagram and gate diagram of traffic flow were included. When necessary, on-site observation and statistical analysis of vessel flow in the project and its adjacent waters shall be carried out.
2.1.4 Accidents and risks
Water traffic accidents in recent 3 years were classified and classified, and their spatial and temporal distribution and causes were analyzed.
2.2 Impact and risk analysis on navigation safety
2.2.1 Analysis of problems existing in operational navigation safety guarantee and navigability obstruction
Analyze the interaction between each link of operation and navigable safety and navigable environment, whether to occupy existing waterway and navigation routes (including customary shipping routes), anchorage (including temporary anchorage and customary mooring waters), etc., including qualitative and quantitative analysis of vessel traffic flow and navigable safety in the project and its surrounding waters. Analysis of the influence of wind, flow, fog, visibility, wave and other natural conditions on construction.
2.2.2 Requirement analysis of safety construction conditions
The water depth, clear height, clear width, turning radius and other requirements of safe construction work should be clearly met according to the parameters of ships and facilities involved in the operation, hydrological and tidal conditions of the water area where the project is located, parameters of waterway and navigation route, and clearance scale. The latest bathymetric survey map or bathymetric survey report should be attached.
2.2.3 Rationality analysis of the scope of safety operation area
According to the geographical location of the project and the characteristics of water area, operation technology, safe operation requirements and the characteristics of ship traffic flow in nearby waters, the size and rationality of the scope of safe operation area were analyzed according to the basic requirements of "meeting the operation requirements and reducing the impact on public water traffic".
2.3 Impact analysis of aquatic environment
The influence of operating ships on the clean environment of surrounding waters was analyzed.
2.4 Navigation safety and anti-pollution safeguards
2.4.1 Safety management system during operation period
It includes the implementation of special funds for safety, the organizational structure of safety management, the management of construction personnel, the management of construction ships and facilities, the investigation of safety hazards and risk pre-control, safety education and training and other systems.
2.4.2 Traffic organization during operation period
188.8.131.52 Traffic flow organization scheme in different operation stages
Formulate the traffic organization mode and strategy during the operation period of the project, including the traffic flow organization plan of different links in different operation stages (including the control of passing ships and the dispatching management of operating ships), the waterway and route adjustment plan (when necessary), and the communication contact method, etc.
184.108.40.206 Safety Warning devices and facilities
This paper analyzes the safety maintenance requirements of the operation site, and puts forward the setting of safety warning signs, necessary warning vessels and related safety equipment and facilities in different stages of operation waters.
220.127.116.11 Other necessary navigation safety measures
In addition to the necessary navigation safety measures mentioned above, other effective measures to ensure the safety of navigation operations.
2.4.3 Anti-pollution measures
Formulate the disposal measures for water area environment polluted by ships during project operation.
2.5 Requirements after job Completion
After the completion of the operation, the navigation obstacles left in the operation water area shall be removed in time to ensure that the navigable environment is restored to the relevant standards.
Chapter III Emergency preplan
For homework during the possibility of man overboard, casualties, collision, stranding, out of control, fire, Marine pollution emergencies, such as water area environment and prevent the extreme weather such as typhoons, fog, cold resistance, develop targeted and operable contingency plans, including emergency organization, equipment equipped with and response measures, etc. Emergency plans should be formulated in different categories, such as preventing people from falling overboard, preventing ship collisions, and coping with extreme weather.
The fourth chapter is the text of liability system
In accordance with the Production Safety Law and Maritime Traffic Safety Law, we have established the responsibility system for production safety, rules and regulations for production safety, and the system for the investigation of hidden safety hazards and risk pre-control.
Chapter 5 Appendix
5.1 Relevant approval documents
Relevant approval documents of the project or alternative certification materials.
5.2 the appended drawings
It includes the general layout of the operating water area, the navigation channel route map or the chart, the schematic diagram of the occupied water area, the schematic diagram of the safe operation area, the relation diagram of the surrounding facilities, the layout of the navigation channel and the distribution diagram of the navigation standard, etc.
5.3 Expert argumentation
The construction unit or the construction unit may, by itself or entrust the technical support unit, organize and carry out the technical demonstration of the navigation safety guarantee scheme. In addition to the general opinion of the expert group, the conclusion of the technical demonstration shall be accompanied by the individual opinion of each expert.
Specialist qualifications and number of no special provisions, but the expert knowledge of or engaged in the industry needs to closely contact with operation of surface and underwater navigation safety, help to improve the quality of homework navigation security scheme of, promoting the construction unit or construction unit to carry out the safety responsibility, security work and the surrounding waters of the water traffic safety, Protect the safety of life and property of people on the water.
Note: For the above and underwater operations that have little impact on navigation safety, the navigation safety guarantee scheme can be moderately simplified in terms of navigation environment, navigation safety impact and risk analysis, water environment impact analysis, navigation safety and anti-pollution safeguard measures and emergency plans.
2. Requirements for the preparation of safety assurance schemes for navigation of water and underwater activities
The navigable safety guarantee plan applicable only to large-scale mass activities and sports competitions in navigable inland rivers shall include the following contents:
Cover: XX activity navigation security scheme, indicating the name of the organizer and the date of signing, and stamped with the official seal of the organizer.
The first chapter is the basic content of water and underwater activities
1.1 Basic information of the activity
It includes the name of the activity, the overview of the source of the activity, the name of the organizer, the office address, the person in charge of the activity and the telephone number, the scale of the participants, the approval of the public security department or the relevant approval documents of the sports department, etc.
1.2 Activity time and water area
Detailed description of the activity plan start time, estimated end time, activity area and location map.
1.3 Organization Scheme
Including the main content of the activity, the plan and arrangement, the participating ships or facilities (when applicable) and their personnel, the process of the activity organization, etc.
Chapter II Safeguard measures plan
2.1 Navigable environment
2.1.1 Water environment
Including natural hydrometeorology, tides, waterways, navigation routes, anchorage.
2.1.2 Safety management requirements for active waters
Extract relevant effective navigational safety management regulations and local safety management requirements of active waters.
2.2 Impact analysis and existing problems on general navigation safety
Analyze the influence of activities on navigation safety, such as the influence of the area occupied by activities on the normal navigation of waterways and navigation routes, the influence of the activity time on the organization of vessel flow and traffic, and other activities on the normal navigation, berthing and operation of other vessels in and nearby waters.
2.3 Demand and rationality analysis of the scope of safety operation area
According to the geographical location, water characteristics, organizational form, safety requirements and the characteristics of ship traffic flow in nearby waters, the size and rationality of the scope of safety operation area were analyzed according to the basic requirements of "meeting the basic needs and reducing the impact on public water traffic".
2.4 Water environment impact analysis
The influence of moving ships on the clean environment of surrounding waters was analyzed.
2.5 Navigation safety and anti-pollution safeguards
2.5.1 Before the activity begins
Including the safety education of the personnel on the ship or the installation, familiar with the navigable environment of the active waters and other measures.
2.5.2 Activities in progress
It includes hanging the prescribed signal type, setting the necessary obvious signs, keeping the AIS working normally, watching the VHF prescribed channels, etc.
Comply with relevant navigation safety management regulations, comply with the operation procedures, make the ship or facilities in a suitable state for operation, follow the navigation habits and other measures.
2.5.3 After the activity
Measures to timely remove hidden dangers left over from activities that may affect navigation safety, such as timely cleaning of temporary warning signs or safety facilities and timely restoration of navigation order in active waters.
2.5.4 Anti-pollution measures
Formulate measures for the disposal of water environment polluted by ships during activities.
Chapter III Emergency preplan
In view of the unexpected events and extreme weather conditions that may be encountered during the activity, formulate the corresponding emergency plan with operability. Such as preventing ship collision, personnel falling overboard, extreme weather response and other emergency plans.
The fourth chapter is the text of liability system
The production safety responsibility system formulated for the activity.
Chapter 5 Appendix
5.1 the appended drawings
Active water area and its location map.
5.2 Expert opinions
The host unit may, by itself or entrust the technical support unit, organize and carry out the technical demonstration of the general navigation safety guarantee scheme. In addition to the general opinion of the expert group, the conclusion of the technical demonstration shall be accompanied by the individual opinion of each expert. Specialist qualifications and number of no special provisions, but the expert knowledge of or engaged in the industry needs to closely contact with operation of surface and underwater navigation safety, help to improve the activity of navigation security scheme establishment quality, promote the sponsors to carry out the safety responsibility, security activities and its surrounding waters of the water traffic safety, protect water masses of the people life and property safety.
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