Tanker ships carrying cargo especially liquid materials will need to be cleaned to avoid contamination during the next voyage. The cleaning process can be an expensive and pose an operational challenge due to the content of the cargo and the geographical accessibility of the vessel.
This is especially true for the transportation of fuel oil where the viscosity is high, which makes it stick to the walls of the tank. Over time, a semi-solid substance will be form which is extremely hard to be removed. Hence, oil desludging and de-slopping is a highly important process.
Furthermore, oil impurities will start to gather at the bottom of the tank. Hence, the oil tanks has to be cleaned on a regular basis using a method called desludging and de-slopping where a vessel will discharge slop water to a land facility.
Pentas Flora handles disposal and treatment of wastewater from tank cleaning, slop and sludge from ship tanks and oil tanks. These waste materials from ships can either be loaded onto our oil barges or road tankers. Waste materials from port / shore facilities will be loaded directly into road tankers. Each and every drop of oil sludge or slop material will be treated according to the highest DOE’s environmental standards before it is recycled for other industry uses.
The general rule is if your company owns/manage/operate ships, such as shipping liners or ship charterers for cruises. Overtime, the bottom tank of the will contain residues which is required to be cleaned to upkeep the prime conditions of your ship.
Pentas Flora Maritime is a Malaysian based company that provide cleaning services to oil tankers, shipping vessels, and the likes. Our experienced team cleans engine rooms, pump rooms, storage rooms, bilge tanks, slop tanks, fuel oil tanks and oil spills with our eco-friendly solution.
It is our mission to be the leading maritime environmental solutions provider for the shipping and maritime industry. In addition, we respond dynamically and immediately to any emerging situation to protect and preserve the maritime environment.
We are the professional maritime environmental solutions provider for ships and port facilities. So, if your company ever needs demucking services, feel free to contact our team.
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