SMT Petrochemical Safety - VOC Management

Volatile Organic Compounds are both key factors in the petrochemical markets, and in potential pollution. On this training course we will explore the management and containment of VOCs on tankers, and how best to reduce our impact on the world we are passing through.

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MARPOL annex VI requires VOC training for officers involved in cargo operation on tankers. We will look at: -

  • Hazards of VOC, and environmental damage
  • Procedures and arrangements
  • Equipment onboard
  • VOC releases, and how to minimise them
  • Reporting
  • VOC Management Plan
  • Roles and responsibilities on board


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