Cargo monitoring system onboard a barge

Comprehensive cargo and ballast tank monitoring to ensure vessel stability and safety

Cargo monitoring systems (CMS) on marine vessels provide alarm monitoring and data readings for liquid level, pressure and temperature in each cargo tank, plus each ballast tank. The reliability of data from these systems is critical for the operation, safety and structural integrity of the vessel, particularly throughout all loading and discharging processes. The main function is to maintain stability and load compensation during these operations. Any malfunction of the cargo monitoring system can delay and prevent cargo operations, which could result in increased port charges and docking schedules.

Requirements
  • Measurement of level in ballast, fuel, freshwater and similar tanks
  • Sensor mounted outside the tank, optionally with isolated valve
Requirements
  • Workstation with Cargo monitoring and alarm software
  • For full redundancy on monitoring, the system may be set up in multiple configurators
Requirements
  • Main cabinet with electronics for handling all sensor signals and communication to other system
Requirements
  • Measurement of cargo tank level, IGP and temperature
  • Robust and accurate pressure sensors with integrated temperature sensors
  • Inert gas pressure (IGP) sensor mounted in deck junction box
Requirements
  • Measurement of level in narrow tanks
  • Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) 80GHz
Requirements
  • Measurement of cargo ullage/level
  • Inert gas pressure (IGP) sensor mounted on radar flange
  • Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) 24 GHz
Requirements
  • Measurement of cargo ullage/level
  • Ellipsoidal shape and smooth surface to minimise scaling
  • Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) 24 GHz
Requirements
  • Measures average cargo temperature and cargo temperature from individual sensors
  • Installed in seperate pipe or integrated in deepwell pump (2 or 3 sensors pr. Cargo tank)
Requirements
  • Marine type approvals
  • Pressure data input to EcoMATE™ for automatic adjustment of throttling valve
Requirements
  • Measurement of pressure in cargo lines, manifolds, pumps and vapour recovery line
  • Instant responses on pressure changes
Requirements
  • For overfill (98%) and high level (95%) alarm
  • Magnetic float or solid state based
Requirements
  • Alternative system for measurement of ballast, fuel and draught levels
Requirements
  • For draught measurement
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