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Tank cleaning It is customary to clean the cargo tanks as a preparation to load the next cargo after the cargo is discharged and the tanker sails out from the discharge port. This is done because the next cargo may not be compatible with the

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Tanker Definitions

The International safety guide for oil Tankers and Terminals (ISGOTT) provides definitions of tanker terminology in common usage. Some important definitions are given below. These are for the information of non–tanker students. Students on tankers should use the latest edition of the ISGOTT. Students sailing

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Oil Tanker Cargo Tank Atmosphere Control

On a oil tanker the cargo oil tank atmosphere changes as per various operations the ship is performing. These includes the Key Cargo Operations such as:  Discharging  Tank Cleaning  Purging  Gas Freeing  Inerting  Loading   When performing these key cargo operations safely, The most important