Please describe pumpman duties during loading cargo.

asked 16 Jan '17, 09:55

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Pumpman reports to Chief officer.

  1. Alignment ship’s manifold with facility/other ship manifold (STS). Keep communication with bridge at that time.
  2. Carrying out of Line Up (prepare cargo line for loading/unloading) strictly as per CO instructions.
  3. Connecting the cargo hose.
  4. Cargo tanks soundings together with CO prior cargo operation started.
  5. Check cargo pumps start-up, leakages etc at the beginning of unloading.
  6. During unloading soundings of cargo tanks/ballast tanks as per CO instructions.
  7. At the end of unloading stripping to be conducted. At the end of loading - topping up respectively. Tank soundings again. Framo system stripping could be done locally buy pump local control. Stripping on ships with cargo system other than Framo done via CCR.
  8. Final tanks soundings after unloading finished.
  9. Cargo hose disconnecting.
  10. Sea passage preparations: secure manifold blanks and tighten bolts properly. Cover pressure and temperature gauges. Adjust cargo line valves as per CO instructions.

During sea passage pumpan can carry out cargo equipment maintenance (pumps, valves etc).

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answered 16 Jan '17, 10:16

Jan. 16, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
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