Crude washing is the process of washing the tanks of crude carriers during cargo discharge, using the cargo as the washing fluid. This report summarizes tests conducted to determine the effectiveness of crude washing. It concludes that crude washing is a viable technique for reducing operational pollution in normal ballast handling and sludge removal operations.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also COM-75-11428.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Exxon International Incorporated

    Tanker Department
    New York, NY  United States  10019

    Maritime Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Powell, W J
  • Publication Date: 1976-6

Media Info

  • Pagination: 143 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00143348
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: EII.12TMR.76 Final Rpt., MA/RD-940-76056
  • Contract Numbers: C-5-38000
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Nov 17 1976 12:00AM