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In normal operating conditions, at what temperature should IFO380 be maintained so as not to damage a bulk cargo of grain?

25 Sep '19, 16:23

Sept. 25, 2019, 4:23 p.m.
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The temperature of fuel oil in bunker storage tanks should be above 35 deg C to achieve viscosity, required for pumping, and below 40 degrees C to keep cargo safe.

At no circumstances, the HFO tanks temperature may be kept close to flashpoint (check fuel spec and analysis results for actual value)

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25 Sep '19, 16:33

Sept. 25, 2019, 4:33 p.m.
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