Checklist for crude oil washing

Crude Oil Washing Checklist:

Pre – Arrival Checklist:

Vessel Name:_________________         Port:                                                  Date:_______________

1.       Has the terminal been notified.Y/N
2.       Has the oxygen analysing equipment been tested and working satisfactorily.Y/N
3.       Is tank washing pipeline system isolated from the water heater and E/R system.Y/N
4.       Are all hydrant valves on the tank washing line blanked.Y/N
5.       Are all valves to fixed tank washing machines shut.Y/N
6.       Has the tank cleaning line been pressurized to the required maximum working pressure and leakages made good.Y/N
7.       Have drive units for tank washing machines been inspected.Y/N
8.       Have pressure gauges on the discharge line, manifold, and tank cleaning main been checked.Y/N
9.       Has communication system been checked and tested.Y/N
10.   Has the stripping system monitoring equipment been checked.Y/N
11.   Has the organisation plan been drawn up and posted with duties and responsibilities defined.Y/N
12.   Has the Discharge / COW operation plan been drawn up and posted.Y/N
13.   Has the terminals standard radio checklist, been completed and transmitted.Y/
Crude Oil Washing Checklist

Before Crude Oil Washing Checklist

Vessel Name:_________________         Port:                                             Date:_______________

1.   Are all pre arrival checks and conditions completed.Y/N
2.   Has Discharge / COW operations been discussed with both ship and shore staff and is the agreed plan readily available for easy reference.Y/N
3.   Has communication link between the Deck / Control room and Control room / Shore been set up and working satisfactorily.Y/N
4.   Have Crude Oil Wash abort conditions and procedures been discussed and agreed by both Ship and Shore staff.Y/N
5.   Have fixed and portable oxygen analysers been checked and working properly.Y/N
6.   Is the I.G. system working properly and is the oxygen content of the delivered I.G. bellow 5% by volume.Y/N
7.   Is oxygen contents of the tanks to be Crude Oil Washed bellow 5% by volume as verified by the officer incharge.Y/N
8.   Have all cargo tanks got a positive I.G. pressure.Y/N
9.   Has a responsible person been assigned to check all the deck lines for leak as soon as washing starts.Y/N
10.   Are the fixed machines set for the required washing cycle.Y/N
11.   Have valves and lines for COW operations both on deck and in pump room been checked.Y/N
Crude Oil Washing Checklist

During Crude Oil Washing Checklist

Vessel Name:_________________         Port:                                             Date:_______________

1.       Is the quality of the delivered I.G. frequently checked and recorded.Y/N
2.       Are all deck lines and machines being frequently checked for leaks.Y/N
3.       Is COW in progress in the designated tanks only.Y/N
4.       Is the pressure in the tank wash line as specified in the manual.Y/N
5.       Are cycle times of tank washing machines as specified in the manuals.Y/N
6.       Are the washing machines in operation and their drive units frequently checked and working properly.Y/N
7.       Is a responsible person stationed continuously on deck.Y/N
8.       Will trim be satisfactory when bottom washing is in progress as specified in the manual.Y/N
9.       Will recommended tank draining methods be followed.Y/N
10.   Is the level in the holding tank for tank washings, frequently checked to prevent any possibility of an overflow.Y/N
Crude Oil Washing Checklist

After Crude Oil Washing Checklist

Vessel Name:_________________         Port:                                             Date:_______________

1.   Are all the valves between discharge line and tank wash line closed.Y/N
2.   Has tank wash line been drained of crude oil.Y/N
3.   Are all valves on the washing machines shut.Y/N
4.   Are C.O.P., Tanks and Lines properly drained as specified in the manual.Y/N


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