What are action in case of Cargo Loss on ships ? |

What are action in case of Cargo Loss on ships ?

SUSPECTED CARGO LOSS INTERNAL

The ships double hull construction and blanked over boards make cargo oil loss over side via hull leakage a very unlikely occurrence, however cargo leakage/loss from a cargo tank into a ballast or void space cannot be discounted. A gas detection in ballast tanks, void spaces or pumproom would probably give the first indication of a problem and the following check list should be used to follow up on any such alarm or where there is suspicion of oil leakage. 

  CHECKLIST

 

WHO DONE Req’d by Managing office
*RA             *WR        *DE
01 Answer pump room gas alarm if activated/Ballast tank gas detected. OOW X
02 Obtain gas reading and dip of suspect tank OOW X
03 Inform the Master C/O or OOW
04 If reading false, investigate and correct problem C/O and C/E X
If oil/gas found, continue below
05 Try and identify which tank leak is coming from (Saab gauges?) C/O & Master X X
06 Inform London office Master X X X
07 Consider reducing IG in suspect tank. C/O X
08 Dip/test adjacent ballast tanks, voids C/O X X
09 Consider transfer of cargo Master,C/O X X X
10 Consider inerting affected space using spool piece from IG connections on mainline. Master,C/O X X
11 If leakage heavy then consider fitting bobbin piece between ballast and cargo line to drain out oil. Master, C/O, C/E X X
12 Consider stability criteria Master, C/O X X X
13 Consider stress criteria Master, C/O X X X
14 Consider trim Master, C/O X X
15 Record all relevant details OOW, Master X X
16 Seek further advice from London office on above Master X X
If Contamination/Loss in Port
17 Stop cargo/Check Overside/Locate cause CO/OOW X X X
18 Contain contamination/assess loss CO/OOW/Master X X X
19 Note tanks causing problems CO/OOW X
20 Contact P&I,Inform Home office,Local authorities Master X X X
21 Inform Agent Master X X X
22 Enter all facts/Photographs Master X X
23 Take samples OOW/CO X X

In all cases of Oil Spill, follow C 6 & SOPEP / VRP as appropriate.

*R : Radio Advice *WR :  Written Report *D/E :  Documents/ Evidence

 manish-mayank

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