HM 29. Procedures for petroleum product cargo inspections

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  • Published: April 2019
  • REF/ISBN: 9781787250666
  • Edition: 4th
  • Status: Current

HM 29 provides cargo measurement procedures for use primarily by cargo inspectors and specifies procedures directed at minimising cargo contamination and losses. In the absence of, or in conjunction with, specific guidelines from principal(s), this document should be considered a summary of good practice used within the industry.

The document also considers the purpose of a cargo inspection and summarises the general responsibilities, and describes detailed procedures which inspectors are required to follow and provides references to analytical test methods and calculations.

The document describes detailed procedures which inspectors are required to follow and provides references to analytical test methods and calculations. Reference is made to alternative methods since the procedures recognise that within the industry opinions may vary regarding the use of test methods, especially where different methods may be specified by parties and contractors.

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