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Daily Archives: September 14, 2023

Inerting Cargo Tanks

System explained basis my present vessel. INITIAL INERTING Under normal operating conditions the vessel is kept totally inerted. However, after refit or tank inspections some, or all, of the tanks may be gas free. Prior to any cargo operations all COTs must be inerted and


System described basis my present vessel FULL DISCHARGE The following factors are to be considered prior to a full discharge: •    Maximum available draught at the berth •    Maximum allowable freeboard on the berth •    Grade segregation, if carrying multiple grades •    Crude oil washing