Carefully to Carry - Cargo tank preparation and cleaning for general products and chemicals
Product and chemical tankers are often required to carry a wide variety of different liquid cargoes. The proper cleaning and preparation of cargo tanks and lines after one cargo and before loading a dissimilar commodity is of utmost importance if successive cargoes are to be carried without cross contamination.
The UK Club have provided the attached Carefully to Carry guide on cargo tank preparsation and cleaning for general products and chemical. For further information, do not hesitiate to get in touch with the UK Club loss prevention department or your usual Club contact.
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