3110F.2.1 General Criteria
Marine loading arms and ancillary systems shall conform to ASME B31.3 [10.1], 33 CFR 154.510 [10.2] and CCIMF "Design and Construction Specification for Marine Loading Arms" [10.3].
The following shall be considered when determining the loading arm maximum allowable extension limits:
- Vessel sizes and manifold locations
- Lowest-low water level (datum)
- Highest-high water level
- Maximum vessel surge and sway
- Maximum width of fendering system
For each loading arm, the maximum allowable movement envelope limits shall comply with 2 CCR 2380 [10.4].
Loading arms shall meet the seismic criteria defined in Section 3104F.2.1 and the procedure in Section 8.5.3 of ASCE/COPRI 61 [10.5] (N).