Piano di sicurezza per i terminal petroliferi portuali in California
Lo ha varato la State Lands Commission
La State Lands Commission (SLC) della California ha varato un
piano di sicurezza per i terminal petroliferi portuali. Il piano,
che pubblichiamo di seguito, è stato inviato lo scorso
7 marzo al segretario di Stato, che dovrà fare le sue osservazioni
entro 60 giorni.
TITLE 2, DIVISION 3, CHAPTER 1
MARINE TERMINALS INSPECTION AND MONITORING
Section 2351. Marine Terminal Physical Security Program
- In addition to the definitions in §2315
of this Article 5, the following definitions shall govern the
construction of this section:
- "Crisis Situations" means any occurrences
that present unique and growing physical security problems such
as bomb threats, terrorist acts, civil disorders, loss of electrical
power, fires and natural catastrophes.
- "Marine Oil Terminal Security Officer"
or "MOTSO" means a person appointed by the terminal
operator to be responsible for terminal security.
- "Marine Oil Terminal Security Plan"
means a written document describing the practices, procedures,
responsibilities, equipment, and structures that provide for the
security of the terminal.
- Each marine oil terminal operator must implement
a marine oil terminal security program that, at a minimum:
- Provides for the safety and security of persons,
property and equipment on the terminal and along the dockside
of vessels moored at the terminal;
- Prevents and deters the carrying of any weapon,
incendiary, or explosive on or about any person inside the terminal,
including within his or her personal articles;
- Prevents and deters the introduction of any
weapon, incendiary, or explosive in stores or carried by persons
onto the terminal or to the dockside of vessels moored at the
- Prevents or deters unauthorized access to the
terminal and to the dockside of vessels moored at the terminal.
- Each MOTSO must, at a minimum, ensure that:
- An initial comprehensive physical security
survey has been conducted, documented and maintained at the terminal.
- The comprehensive physical security survey
has been used to formulate a security plan.
- The Marine Oil Terminal Security Plan is
implemented and maintained.
- Personnel responsible for security are trained
in all aspects of the Marine Oil Terminal Security Plan.
- Annual security inspections of the terminal are
- Vigilance and security awareness by terminal
employees is emphasized.
- All occurrences or suspected occurrences
of unlawful acts and related activities are reported to National
Response Center, telephone (800) 424-8802, and other local agencies
having jurisdiction at the marine oil terminal. Records of such
occurrences shall be maintained at the marine oil terminal for
- Immediate notifications regarding security
incidents are provided to terminal and vessel personnel.
- Each marine oil terminal operator shall develop
and maintain, in writing, a Marine Oil Terminal Security Plan,
the contents of which shall, at minimum, set forth all of the
- (1) Policies and procedures for reacting to crisis
situations, which shall include:
(A) Establishment of restricted areas;
(B) Control of movement; and
(C) Investigation of security breaches.
- The designation of a MOTSO by name and contact telephone number.
- The responsibilities of the MOTSO.
- Security measures for the terminal, which include:
(A) A communications system capable of being operated
during electrical power failure.
(B) Protective lighting that provides a minimum illumination
standard of one foot candle at one meter above the ground and
illuminates the following areas:
1. Access points to the terminal;
2. The waterfront and dock area; and
3. Any vessels moored alongside the terminal.
(C) Terminal perimeter fencing or other barriers
of sufficient height and construction to prevent the passage of
persons, dangerous substances or devices. Fencing shall have
barbed or razor wire tops and be kept clear of all obstructions.
(D) Marine oil terminal access control including:
1. Use of locking devices;
2. Visitor photo identification/pass control;
3. Marine oil terminal personnel identification
4. Escort procedures for visitors;
5. Vehicle entry, parking, and exit; and
6. Vehicle and stores inspections.
(E) Marine oil terminal security organization
1. Employee assignments;
2. Layout of the terminal with emphasis on means
of access and egress;
3. Patrol routes and frequency;
4. Fixed and mobile security posts;
5. Procedures for prompt reporting of security breaches;
6. Procedures for calling out additional security;
7. Procedures for coordinating security measures
with federal, state, and local authorities.
(F) A training program administered
by the MOTSO that provides for competent security within the terminal.
The training program shall include initial training with provisions
for annual refresher training and shall, at a minimum, include
the contents of the Marine Oil Terminal Security Plan. Existing
training and certification programs required by Title 2, Division
3, Chapter 1, Article 5.3, of the California Code of Regulations
that also include the security training required by this subsection
shall satisfy this requirement.
(G) Contractors hired by the terminal operator to
perform supervisory, operations, maintenance, or indirect operations
functions shall be subject to the same security training requirements
as marine oil terminal employees.
- The MOTSO must restrict the distribution,
disclosure, and availability of information contained in the Marine
Oil Terminal Security Plan to those who have been determined by
the marine oil terminal operator to have a strict need to know.
- 1. The operator of the marine oil terminal
must ensure completion of a Marine Oil Terminal Security Plan
and notify the Division Chief of its completion in writing, within
60 days of the effective date of these regulations.
- After the initial 60-day compliance period, the
Division staff shall conduct a general on-site inspection of marine
oil terminal security arrangements to determine if the Marine
Oil Terminal Security Plan meets the requirements of these regulations.
- If the Marine Oil Terminal Security Plan meets
the requirements of these regulations, the Division Chief shall
approve the plan, in writing, within 30 working days of the on-site
- If the Marine Oil Terminal Security Plan does
not meet the requirements of these regulations, the Division Chief
shall notify the marine oil terminal operator, in writing, of
any deficiencies within 30 working days of the on-site inspection.
Marine oil terminal operators shall correct any deficiencies
noted and resubmit a corrected Marine Oil Terminal Security Plan
to the Division Chief for approval within 30 working days from
the date of the Division's notification.
- Upon receipt of a corrected Marine Oil Terminal
Security Plan, the Division Chief shall approve or disapprove
the corrected plan, in writing, within 30 working days as described
in subsections (g)(3) and (g)(4) of this section.
- Marine oil terminal operators shall notify
the Division Chief, in writing, of any proposed amendments to
an approved Marine Oil Terminal Security Plan. Any such amendments
shall be submitted to the Division Chief for approval at least
30 working days prior to the date that changes are to be adopted.
The Division Chief shall approve or disapprove proposed amendments,
in writing, within 30 working days of receipt as set forth in
subsections (g)(3) and (g)(4) of this section.
Authority: Sections 8751, 8755 and 8756, Public Resources
Reference: Sections 8750, 8751, 8752, 8755 and 8756,
Public Resources Code.