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Scope of the TC for Bunkering

  • Review and develop bunkering standards to ensure high quality and accurate quantity of bunker fuels delivered

  • International bunkering standards engagement:

    • Leadership role in ISO/TC 28/SC 2/WG 13 Marine bunkeringActive participation in ISO/TC 28/SC 4/WG 6 Classification and specification of marine fuels

Working Groups (WGs) under TC for Bunkering

  • WG to review SS 600

  • WG to review SS 524

  • WG on Bunker delivery from oil terminal using MFM

  • WG on Meter verification using master MFM

  • National Mirror Committee of ISO/TC 28/SC 2/WG 13

  • National Mirror Committee of ISO/TC 28/SC 4/WG 6

List of Key Singapore Standards (SS) under purview of TC for Bunkering

  • SS 600 Code of practice for bunkering

  • SS 524 Specification of quality management for bunker supply chain

  • SS 648 Technical Reference for bunker mass flow metering

  • TR 80 on Meter verification using master MFM

  • SS 660 on Bunker cargo delivery from oil terminal to bunker tanker using MFM

List of Key International Standards – participation by TC for Bunkering

  • ISO 13739 Procedures for transfer of bunkers to vessels

  • ISO 22192 Bunkering of marine fuel using the Coriolis mass flow meter (MFM) system

  • ISO 21562 Bunker fuel mass flow meters on receiving vessel -- Requirements ISO 8217 Specifications of marine fuels

  • ISO PAS 23263 Considerations for fuel suppliers and users regarding marine fuel quality in view of the implementation of maximum 0.50 % S in 2020

  • OIML R117 Dynamic measuring systems for liquids other than water

Scope of the TC for Chemicals and Processes

  • Review and develop standards relating to the quality and safety aspects of chemical products, by-products and processes

  • Monitor the international standards development in ISO/TC 47 Chemistry, ISO/TC 146 Air Quality and ISO/TC 193 Natural Gas

Working Groups (WG) under TC for Chemicals and Processes

  • WG for Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) – Review and develop standard on household related products

  • WG for SS 586 Hazard communication for hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods

  • WG on Storage and handling of combustible dust

  • WG on Oil spill dispersants

  • WG on Safe handling of thermal foggers during pest management activities

  • WG for SS 603 Code of practice for hazardous waste management

List of Key Singapore Standards (SS) under purview of TC for Chemicals and Processes

  • SS 586 Specification for hazard communication for hazardous chemicals and dangerous goods

  • SS 597 Bulk liquid oxygen storage installations on user premises

  • SS 152 Specification for identification of contents of industrial gas containers

  • SS 615 Code of practice for the transportation and storage of pesticides

  • SS 603 Code of practice for hazardous waste management

  • SS 667 Code of practice for handling, storage and processing of combustible dust

Scope of the TC for LNG Bunkering

  • Review and develop LNG bunkering standards related to quality and quantity measurement, safety procedures and competency

  • International bunkering standards engagement:

    • Active participation in ISO/TC 8/WG 8 Liquid and gas fueled vessels

    • Monitor the international standards development in ISO/TC 28/SC 5 Measurement of refrigerated hydrocarbon and non-petroleum based liquefied gaseous fuels and ISO/TC 67/SC 9 Liquefied natural gas installations and equipment

Working Groups (WGs) under TC for LNG Bunkering

  • WG on LNG bunkering specifications

  • WG on LNG bunkering procedures and safety distances

  • WG on LNG bunkering crew training

List of Key Singapore Standards (SS) under purview of TC for LNG Bunkering

  • TR 56 Part 1 – Technical Reference for LNG bunkering - General Introduction

  • TR 56 Part 2 – Technical Reference for LNG bunkering - Requirements for custody transfer

  • TR 56 Part 3 - Technical Reference for LNG bunkering - Procedures and safety distances

  • TR 56 Part 4 - Technical Reference for LNG bunkering - Competency requirements for personnel

List of Key International Standards – participation by TC for LNG Bunkering

  • ISO 23306 Specifications of liquefied natural gas as a fuel for marine applications

  • ISO 21593 Technical requirements for liquefied natural gas bunkering dry-disconnect/connect coupling

  • ISO 23448 Ships and marine technology -- LNG bunker fuel mass flow meters

Scope of the Chemical Standards Committee

  • Supports the local chemical cluster and chemical-related supporting industries to enable Singapore to retain its position as a world-class chemical hub

  • Standards developed by CSC cover test methods, performance assessment techniques, best practices in the manufacturing and handling, use & disposal throughout the life cycle of chemicals to safeguard public interest, workers’ safety and the environment

  • Industry transformation maps (IMTs) supported by CSC: Energy & Chemicals Industry ITM, Sea Transport ITM

  • Emerging areas supported by CSC includes Nanotechnology and LNG

Scope of the TC for Surface Coatings

  • Review and develop standards on decorative/protective paints and varnishes in terms of performance characteristics, quality and test methods

  • Monitor the international standards development in ISO/TC 35 Paints and varnishes for international alignment

Working Groups (WG) under TC for Surface Coatings

  • WG for Cool coatings

  • WG for Water-based paints

  • WG for SS 5 Series

List of Key Singapore Standards (SS) under purview of TC for Surface Coatings

  • SS 5 Methods of tests for paints, varnishes & related materials

  • SS 542 Code of practice for painting of buildings

  • Specification for water-based enamel paint (under development)

  • Specification for water-based primer for wood and metal substrates (under development)

  • Specification for water-based solar reflective coating (under development)

Scope of the TC for Petroleum Processes and Products

  • Review and develop standards relating to product specification, safe storage of petroleum products and fire safety practices for petroleum processes

Working Groups (WG) under TC for Petroleum Processes and Products

  • WG for Pipeline service corridor

  • WG for SS 532 review

List of Key Singapore Standards (SS) under purview of TC for Petroleum Processes and Products

  • SS 512 Code of practice for the design, construction and operation of pipeline service corridors

  • SS 532 Code of practice for the storage of flammable liquids

  • SS 634 Code of practice for fire safety for open plant processing facilities in oil, chemical and process industries

  • SS 641 Code of practice for fire safety for laboratories using chemicals

  • TR 74 for Land transportation, storage and handling of LNG

  • SS 651 Safety and health management system for the chemical industry - Requirements with guidance for use

Scope of the TC for Nanotechnology

  • Review and develop standards relating to nanotechnology such as terminology, measurement & characteristics, health & safety, materials specifications and products & application

  • Act as a National Mirror Committee for active participation in ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies

Working Groups (WG) under TC for Nanotechnology

  • National Mirror Committee JWG 1 Terminology & nomenclature

  • National Mirror Committee JWG 2 Measurement & characterisation

  • National Mirror Committee WG 3 Health, safety & environment

  • National Mirror Committee WG 4 Materials specification

  • National Mirror Committee WG 5 Product and application

List of Key Singapore Standards (SS) under purview of TC for Nanotechnology

  • SS 643 Part 1 - Structural characterisation of graphene flakes – Methods and sample preparation

  • SS 643 Part 2 - Structural characterisation of graphene flakes – Determination of lateral size of graphene flakes by optical microscopy

  • SS 643 Part 3 - Structural characterisation of graphene flakes – Determination of level of defects on graphene flakes by Raman spectroscopy

  • SS 643 Part 4 - Structural characterisation of graphene flakes – Determination of number of layers in graphene flakes by atomic force microscopy

  • TR 73 Part 1 - Handling engineered nanomaterials in workplaces – Part 1 : Health and safety practices in occupational settings relevant to nanotechnologiesy

  • TR 73 Part 2 - Handling engineered nanomaterials in workplaces – Part 2 : Overview of available frameworks for the development of occupational exposure limits and bands for nano-objects and their aggregates and agglomerates (NOAAs)

  • TR 73 Part 3 - Handling engineered nanomaterials in workplaces – Part 3 : Occupational and environmental monitoring of engineered nanomaterials

List of Key International Standards – participation by TC for Nanotechnology

  • ISO TR 20489 Sample preparation for the characterization of metal and metal-oxide nano-objects in water samples

  • ISO TR 18637 Overview of available frameworks for the development of occupational exposure limits and bands for nano-objects and their aggregates and agglomerates (NOAAs)

  • ISO TR 12885 Health and safety practices in occupational settings

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