Cargo Measurement and Tank Calibration—PSPS 8007

17th May - 21st May 2021 (Dubai, UAE) 12th July - 16th July 2021 (London, UK) 6th September - 10th September 2021 (London, UK)

Course Overview

The accurate determination of cargo quantities on board a vessel is extremely important for safety, commercial and legal reasons. One of the biggest necessities in being able to effectively account for large volumes of oil within the industry is a uniform set of terms and definitions for oil measurement. This course is designed for senior managers, managers who work in the shipping industry as well as oil and gas professionals who want to be equipped with the cargo measurement procedures and the concept of tank calibration. It is also for tanker terminal and ship management personnel, who will build on previous experience and gain a detailed appreciation of the safety aspects involved in the handling of cargo operations.


Learning Outcome

  • Gain an in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals of cargo measurement
  • Understand what is meant by calibration of tanks
  • Understand cargo measurement procedures
  • Acquire knowledge of the preparation and precision of tank gauge
  • Measurement procedures and timing
  • Measurement equipment maintenance, calibration and testing
  • Selection of gauging devices
  • Procedure in case of gauging device failure or non-compliance with requirements


Indicative Contents

  • Cargo measurement procedures
  • Liquid level, temperature and pressure gauging devices
  • Calibration and validation gas chromatograph
  • Analysis procedure-hydrocarbons
  • Determination of quality by sampling and vapour; sampling procedures
  • Gassing up and cooling down operation
  • Gross heating value mass and value volume
  • Health and safety considerations-hazard preventive measures, personal protective equipment and other safety measures
  • Conversion and rounding
  • Cargo measurements-The legal perspective


More Detail
Duration This is a one-week programme spread over 5 working days. working days
Certification A certificate of completion is issued on successful completion of the programme.
Location Dubai-UAE, London-UK
Travel and accommodation Travel and accommodation to be paid for at source by delegates
Fees Course fees for tuition, materials and certification: £3,750(Excl.VAT) per delegate for 1 week.
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