On an oil tanker during a discharging, Inert Gas Plant alarm indicates that no inert gas is being supplied to tanks. What actions should be carried out?
04 Sep '18, 14:48
Immediately stop the discharging.
During the discharging, the inert gas is supplied to replace the discharged cargo. If discharging will continue without inert gas supplied the tank atmosphere pressure will become less than ambient atmospheric pressure and cargo tank may collapse.
04 Sep '18, 14:51