What are regulations regarding crude oil washing as per MAPOL 73/78 ?

As per Regulation 13C: Crude Oil Washing

  • Equipment shall comply with installation and associated arrangement set down by the establishment. Such as those concerning design, specs, and all it encompasses within the international conference on tanker safety and pollution prevention.
  • An inert gas system shall be provided in every cargo tank and slop tank in accordance with the appropriate regulations of Chapter II-2 SOLAS 1974 and further amendments.
  • Every crude oil tanker operating with crude oil washing system be provided with the manual of the operations and equipments which must be the accordance with the rules set down by the administration specs.



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