Oily tank washings (slops)

Oily tank washings (slops)

The process of washing the cargo tanks represents a complex set of specific procedures, which depends on the type and design of the ship, the type of cargo transported, as well as the specific requirements of environmental protection. Thus it determines both the medium used for washing and the cleaning system itself. Each system must include the preparation of the medium used for washing, its distribution to the washer, and its management after the washing process. (Learn more)

Today, the use of the high technology systems by the Gulf Environment & Waste FZE has proved to have a number of advantages. Among other things, it has resulted in a better quality of cargo unloaded, the increased amount of cargo since much less remains on board, the reduction of corrosion and manual cleaning of deposits, and, most importantly, due to a decreased extent of washing, a significant reduction of sea pollution.