MOTEMS Case Studies, Research, Articles, References, & Other Applications

Research, Articles & References

The Commission strives to provide the best achievable protection of public health and safety and the environment. As part of this commitment, the Commission has endorsed and continues to undertake research projects with industry-leading professionals, to improve the MOTEMS regulations. Examples are below:

Other Applications

The MOTEMS are one of the only comprehensive engineering standards for marine structures in the industry. MOTEMS is thus frequently applied to marine and waterfront facilities worldwide, regardless of whether the facilities transfer oil, are located in California, or are within the Commission’s jurisdiction. Many standards, guidelines, and other applications also reference versions of MOTEMS in part or whole. Examples of such applications include:

Case Studies

The dynamic terminal industry, harsh marine environment, and evolving petroleum engineering market make MOTEMS compliance an ongoing process. The following case studies provide a few examples of MOTEMS compliance projects: