EWJI Webinar: Non man entry tank and vessel cleaning

Presentation

The webinar “Non man entry tank and vessel cleaning” was held by EWJI and it was given by Mr. Daniel Devo, from GEROTTO; Mr. Steve Ellis, from STONEAGE;   Mr. Geir Gonsholt-Hansen, from IBKA NORGE  and Mr. Alan Joeseph O’Shea, from BASF.

This webinar was prepared as a result of the meetings of the EWJI Automation Working Subgroup.

Program

Part 1: Presentation

  • What is EWJI?
  • What is the EWJI Automation subgroup?
  • Why do we do this webinar?

Part 2:  Introduction

  • What is the definition of a tank and a vessel?
  • What is the safety hierarchy of control?
  • How the three concerned parties – Asset owner, contractor and manufacturer- are involved in defining cleaning scope, methods and equipment?

Part 3: Cleaning methods

  • How has the evolution from manual to automatic methods been?
    • Manual cleaning
    • 2D and 3D cleaning
    • Semi-automated: crawlers and sweep systems
    • Automated robotic systems
  • What are the pros and cons of each method?
  • What considerations should be taken into account on the pipes and tank peripherals (inlets & outlets)?

Part 4: Questions and comments from participants

Date

Tuesday, September, 21st

15:00 – Start of the webinar

16:00 – End of the webinar 

 

Speakers

Registration

This webinar took place on the 21st of September.

The video of the full session will be published shortly.