Procedure of Loading and Discharging Operation on Oil Tanker.

Updated: Jun 4, 2020

LOADING OPERATION ON TANKERS

GENERAL CHECKLIST

· Loading plan will be prepared by Chief Officer and discussed with all concerned including Duty Officer during pre-arrival meeting.

· Duty Officer will ensure he understands the plan thoroughly.

· Duty Officer will confirm with Chief Officer that pre-arrival checks as per company procedures have been carried out satisfactorily.

PRIOR COMMENCEMENT OF LOADING CHECKLIST

· Duty Officer will ensure that checks as per company specific “pre-cargo operations checklist” have been complied with.

· Duty Officer will confirm all designated duty hands are at their stations.

· Duty Officer will double check that valves have been lined as per cargo plan.

· Duty Officer will ensure that all “Anti-Pollution” gears and measures are in place.

· Duty Officer will attend hose connection operation.

· Duty Officer will double check that access means for shore personnel is in compliance with rules/regulations.

COMMENCEMENT OF LOADING

· Duty Officer will ensure initial flow to be minimum and preferable by gravity.

· All pipelines must be checked to confirm no leakages.

· Duty Officer will ensure cargo is received in nominated tanks.

DURING LOADING OPERATION CHECKLIST