Corrosion Protection of Cargo Tanks in Crude Oil Carriers: The New IMO Regulations

From JPCL, August 2012

by Brian Goldie, JPCL

This article reviews the Performance Standard for Protective Coatings for Cargo Oil Tanks (PSPC COT) of crude oil carriers that will be phased in over the next several years....
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Tagged categories: Corrosion protection; IMO; Oil and Gas; Protective Coatings; Quality Control; Regulations; Shipyards

Comment from massimiliano Lo Re, (9/8/2012, 4:40 AM)

Actually how is perfermed and designed this IMO regulation left many dark side and free interpretation for other type of vessel than oil tanker and bulck carrier, still remain not clear if the regulation include on that ship where the ballast tanks area used and designed also as grey/back water tank. Perphaps e a special charpters should be dedicated for each class of vessell: such as cruise ship etc. - The MSC 289(87) show also some incompatibility or interferences with iso standard relating paint activities


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