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INERT GAS SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES

Inert gas system The salient features of the inert gas regulations are listed below Note:  Nitrogen generators are now used on Chemical tankers due to the nature of Nitrogen (No soot or water carry over). The system consists of the following components Boiler uptake valves

CARGO TANK PREPARATION

The circumstances of a substantial claim recently settled by the Club in respect to cargo contamination and shortage clearly underline the fact that some masters do not understand that the suitability of cargo spaces for the intended cargo is their responsibility and theirs alone. Inadequate

CARGO HEATING

Cargo heating Normally cargo heating uses steam as the media for heat exchange, but some ships use special hydraulic oil as a medium. The voyage orders will clearly indicate if the cargo requires heating and the temperature to be maintained. Normally the heating clause in