• Cleaning of waste solid (de-mucking)

The bunker tank is dry as the liquid fuel was removed.

The crew is responsible to collect the solid residues manually and then store for disposal in drums.

Intertanko recommends that this operation has to be conducted in line with the Engine Room operational waste with relevant entry in GRB Part I Category F – Operational waste until disposed to garbage reception facility ashore or burn in ships incinerator.

No entries are being made into the Oil Record Book.

When disposing the garbage either in shore facility or if burned in the incinerator , they have to be categorized as:

  1. Plastics
  2. Food wastes
  3. Domestic Wastes
  4. Cooking Oil
  5. Incinerator ashes
  6. Operational wastes
  7. Animal Carcass(es)
  8. Fishing Gear
  9. e-Waste
  • Cleaning of Cargo Tanks of Bunker Barges

This guidance is for recording the cleaning of cargo tanks of bunker barges that were used for HSFO and dedicated in the future for 0.50% Sulphur content fuel.

Such recordings may be also required by ship operators to check if cargo tanks have been cleaned for the use of storing 0.50% or 0.10% Sulphur content fuels.

Cleaning operation of cargo tanks of the bunker barges, transferred manually or by pump, should be recorded in ORB Part II, Code G Cleaning of cargo tanks.

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