HM 51. Procedure for bulk liquid chemical cargo inspection by cargo inspectors (API MPMS Ch 17.12)
New ISBN 9780852935187
Date Published: October 2008
Published by: Energy Institute
This new joint EI/API publication provides systematic bulk liquid chemical cargo measurement procedures for use primarily by cargo inspectors and specifies procedures to minimize cargo contamination, losses and ensure safety of personnel.
The publication describes the detailed procedures which inspectors should follow and provides references to analytical test methods and calculations. Operation planning, measurement and sampling procedures, calculation of quantities, procedures to control product quality and data to be reported are described in detail. Safety precautions and responsibilities of personnel are also covered.
EI HM 51 / API MPMS Ch 17.12 can be used in conjunction with, or in the absence of, specific client guidelines. It provides a summary of best practices used within the industry and is a valuable aid to all those involved in cargo inspections.