Petroleum cargo advice from Swedish Club

As part pf The Swedish Club’s series of cargo advice, produced in collaboration with the cargo experts at CWA International, to assist its members in the daily operation of their vessels, this month the Club has highlighted petroleum cargo advice.

It said that a variety of refined petroleum cargoes were transported via the shipping industry. These cargoes are classified by the hydrocarbon range of the products.

A common contamination found in refined petroleum products was the presence of particulates. This often led to a failure in the appearance parameter, which states that the cargo should be ‘clear and bright’ and typically leads to further cargo processing operations.

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