THE CARRIAGE OF METAL SULPHIDE CONCENTRATES IN BULK

The dangers of spontaneous heating and of corrosion are described. The reduction of oxygen in holds and the emission of poisonous gases due to chemical processes taking place spontaneously in the cargo is discussed, and the Author emphasises the need for crew to wear breathing apparatus when entering holds or bulk cargo compartments. IMCO regulations for stowing, segregation and discharging are presented. The Author concludes that a better knowledge of the composition, the properties and the dangers relating to the carriage of metal sulphide concentrates will undoubtedly add to the safety on board of ships. Order from BSRA as No. 52,710.

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  • Accession Number: 00315000
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 27 1980 12:00AM