Both IBC and BCH codes apply to the chemical tanker.
Both these codes provide an international standard for the safe carriage in bulk by sea of dangerous chemicals and noxious liquid substances.
Both these codes prescribe the design and construction standards of ships and the equipm
So we want to measure hydrocarbons as a percentage of LEL and percentage of Volume.
I have seen HC meters that measures %LEL and those that measure %Volume of HC. And I have seen explosimeters that measure hydrocarbons as both %LEL and %Volume.
These do not switch automatically from LEL to v
The first thing that we need to know is if the line content of the shore line will be blown into the ship's tanks or not.
This information is part of ship shore operational agreement with the loading master before the commencement of the loading operation.
Now let us say that in the ship sho
I had written a blog on loading TDI on the chemical tanker. Since MDI comes in the same category as TDI, the guide would be applicable to MDI too.
Here is the blog post on TDI.
If you have any specific question on loading of TDI/MDI, do no
Foam is made up of three things
- Foam concentrate
Foam concentrate is also defined by proprtioning ratio the foam is required to be used. So when we have 6% Foam concentrate, it is most effective when 6 parts of foam concentrate is mixed with 94 parts of water to form foam solution