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8‐98 – Explosive Handling in Oahu and Neighbor Island Ports

Revised April, 2016 and January, 2017  Issue: There is an increasing risk posed to ports in Hawaii from explosive handling operations.  There is a need to accurately assess explosive handling operations in the recent past along with consideration to current explosive handling permit applications.  It is our goal to ensure that these operations pose a  minimal risk to safety, property, and business.  Discussion: There are current written nationwide and Department of Defense guidelines for handling explosive materials. These guidelines were established through direct testing and unfortunately,  devastating accidents through mishandling.  Recommendations of HOST:  1. Create safety standards and guidelines for explosive handling operations at designated waterfront  facilities in Oahu and neighbor island ports.  Resolution:  Representatives from industry, State of Hawaii Harbors Division, the U.S. Coast Guard, and  Department of Defense created and put forth safety standards for explosive handling in Oahu and  neighbor island ports.  The attached has been approved by HOST.            Explosive Handling in Oahu and Neighbor Island Ports  The following establishes minimum guidelines for all explosive handling operations aboard vessels and  at Designated Waterfront Facilities in Oahu and neighbor island ports.  1. Before Division 1.1 and 1.2 materials may be discharged from, loaded on, handled or re‐stowed  on board a vessel at any place in Hawaii, the carrier must obtain a permit from the Captain of  the Port (COTP).  2. Application and Permit to Handle Hazardous Materials, Form CG‐4260, will be used to satisfy the  permit requirements of 33 CFR 126.17 and 49 CFR 176.415.   3. A single form CG-4260 can be used to cover the same load (transaction) for both the facility and  the vessel.  …

October 10, 2002 Membership Meeting

Hawaii Ocean Safety Team Membership Meeting  MINUTES Call To Order The bi-monthly HOST General Membership meeting was held on Thursday, October 10, 2002. The meeting was called to order by …

June 24, 2004 Membership Meeting

MINUTES Sign-In The meeting was held at Honolulu Community College Marine Training Center, and had 42 attendees. Call To Order:   Robin Bond called the meeting to order.   Due to some …

April 22, 2004 Membership Meeting

MINUTES Sign-In The meeting was held at Honolulu Community College Marine Training Center, and had 35 attendees. National Weather Service Marine Users Conference Update Mr. Andy Nash gave a short …

February 19, 2004 Membership Meeting

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December 9, 2004 Advisory Board

Attendance: Kim Beasley                                                              LCDR Rick Raksnis Kimo Corstorphine                                                   John Regan Bob Heidrich                                                             Chris Woolaway Susan Harper                                                            John Regan Bill Mossman                                                             Capt. Terry Rice, Ret. Hector Venegas                                                        Brad Rimell Arlen Walsten                                                            …

November 18, 2004 Advisory Board

Attendance: Kim Beasley                                                              LCDR Ann DeYoung Jeff Brennan                                                              John Regan Bob Heidrich                                                             Chris Woolaway Susan Harper                                                            Ed Underwood Arlen Walsten                                                            Robin Bond Randy Swindell                                                         John Thielst Rick Shema                                                               Troy Brown …

October 14, 2004 Advisory Board

Attendance: Kim Beasley                                                              LCDR Rick Raksnis Jeff Brennan                                                              John Regan Bob Heidrich                                                             Chris Woolaway Tom Heberle                                                              Susan Harper Bill Mossman                                                             Mike Nelson Hector Venegas                                                        Rich Davison Brad Rimell                                                                …