This presentation is one of the series dealing with cargo operations on
board an oil tanker. Here, we will deal with the basics of pumping
cargo. The vessel has reached port and is ready to discharge her cargo
of crude oil. To discharge the cargo, the vessel has three centrifugal
cargo pumps. The pumps are located at the bottom of the pump room. The
pump room is situated between the engine room and the cargo tanks. Let's
take the closer room at the pump room and how to run the pumps...