hazardous (classified) locations in accordance with NFPA 70. Where flammable
liquids are not dispensed or transferred, ordinary (not classified) locations
for electrical equipment shall be provided.
Waterfront Facilities Requirements. NFPA 307, Construction and Fire
Protection of Marine Terminals, Piers, and Wharves and NFPA 312, Fire
Protection for Vessels During Construction, Repair, and Lay-up constitute the
minimum requirements for waterfront and harbor facilities. Naval waterfront
and harbor facilities shall comply with all of the following:
MIL-HDBK-1025/1, Piers and Wharves.
MIL-HDBK-1025/2, Dockside Utilities for Ship Service.
MIL-HDBK-1025/6, General Criteria for Waterfront Construction.
MIL-HDBK-1029/1, Graving Dry Docks.
MIL-HDBK-1029/2, Marine Railways.
MIL-HDBK-1029/3, Dry Docking Facilities Characteristics.
POL Facilities. Requirements for POL facilities are contained in
NFPA 30, NFPA 385, Tank Vehicles for Flammable and Combustible Liquids, and
applicable service criteria. Standards of the American Petroleum Institute
(API) provide additional guidance. Refer to Section 5 for water supply
requirements. Refer to NAVFAC DM-22, Petroleum Fuel Facilities, for
Flammable and Combustible Liquids
Internal Floating Roof Tanks. An internal floating roof shall be
provided on vertical tanks storing flammable and combustible liquids.
Internal floating roofs shall be constructed of honeycomb steel or honeycomb
aluminum. Floating pan construction of sheet aluminum or sheet steel is not
permitted in new construction.
Protection of Storage Tanks. AFFF fire extinguishing systems shall
be provided for flammable and combustible liquids as follows:
(Research Protection of Tanks vs Seal Protection and Research Combustible