Assay Data and Carriage Recommendations
Selected assay data is provided by HMC-4 members and others in order to assist the industry generally to use best practice with regard to carriage temperatures and crude oil washing. The aim is to avoid excessive heating and/or washing, both of which can lead to excess vapour loss.
EI HM40 Publication
The information provided should be read in conjunction with the Energy Institute Hydrocarbon Management publication HM 40 ‘Guidelines for the Crude Oil Washing of Ships’ Tanks and the Heating of Crude Oil terminology used below and is available for download in .pdf format from the Energy Institute