What are the 3 classifications of chemical tankers as per the IBC Code?
RO-RO and PCTC vessels.
What are the classification of tankers?
Oil Tankers: Oil tankers, as their name suggests, carry oil and it’s by-products. Oil tanker, however, is a generic terminology and includes not only crude oil but also petrol, gasoline, kerosene and paraffin. An Oil Tanker is designed to carry Petroleum products in bulk.
What are the classification of tanker according to type?
Breakdown of Various Classifications of Oil Tankers
|Size / Classification||Deadweight Tonnage (DWT)||Approx # of vessels[ii]|
|Aframax||75,000 – 120,000||~900|
|Suezmax||120,000 – 180,000||~600|
|VLCC||200,000 – 320,000||474|
How many types of tankers are there?
There are two basic types of oil tankers: crude tankers and product tankers. Crude tankers move large quantities of unrefined crude oil from its point of extraction to refineries.
What are IMO 3 chemical tanker?
IMO 3 chemical tanker transport products requiring a moderate degree of containment to increase survival capability in a damaged condition. Very often you will find these vessels trading in the clean market segment.
What is the difference between IMO type I and Type III?
First of all, I want to explain about IMO type: There are 3 types. Type III doesn’t have void space, so in case collision happen, the cargo will leak out directly to sea. While for type I and II, the cargo won’t leak out directly to sea. Right now some country (such as Singapore, etc) already reject IMO type III vessel to call their port.
What kind of cargoes can a tanker ship carry?
The clean tankers do often have advanced cargo segregation systems and many tanks. You will find many tanker vessels carrying both chemical (IMO 3 classified cargoes) and light refined petroleum products cargoes. Examples of light refined petroleum products are Gasoline, Kerosene, Jet fuel.
What are the different types of chemical tankers?
IMO 1 chemical tankers transport the most dangerous products, and very often these vessels have stainless steel tanks. IMO 2 chemical tanker transport products requiring significant preventive measures. IMO 3 chemical tanker transport products requiring a moderate degree of containment to increase survival capability in a damaged condition.