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Friday, January 19, 2018

IMO ISSUES 4TH EDITION OF CRUDE OIL WASHING SYSTEMS (2000)

This edition includes i.a. revised specifications for the design, operation and control of crude oil washing systems.

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued its 4th. Edition of Crude Oil Washing Systems which includes:

  • Revised Specifications for the design, operation and control of crude oil washing systems (resolution A.446(XI), as amended by resolutions A.497(XII) and A.897(21))
  • Standard format for the Crude Oil Washing Operations and Equipment Manuals (resolution MEPC.3(XII), as amended by resolution MEPC.81(43))
  • Examples of Crude Oil Washing Operations and Equipment Manuals
  • Guidelines for in-port inspection of crude oil washing procedures

The publication is available from the IMO. For more details, please visit IMO’s List of Publications on their web site at  http://www.imo.org/HOME.html and then select Marine Environment Protection.