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Which procedures to be followed for the preparation of heat exchangers for a layup?

04 Nov '19, 11:11

Nov. 4, 2019, 11:11 a.m.
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If a ship is to be laid up for an indefinite period of time:

  • the saltwater side of the main condenser and other heat exchangers should be drained and dried out after closing the sea valves to prevent the formation of salt deposits
  • the freshwater side of heat exchangers should be drained as well in case of laying up the vessel in cold areas to prevent frost damage
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04 Nov '19, 12:13

Nov. 4, 2019, 12:13 p.m.
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