Ferguson Group, a leading supplier of offshore DNV 2.7-1 / EN12079 certified containers, mud skips, tanks, refrigeration / freezer modules, accommodation and workspace modules also certified to DNV 2.7-2, has introduced bunded tanks to its offshore fleet.
The new tanks are designed to be used where HSE mandates a bunded area, but there is insufficient space to provide this. Therefore they are ideal for places such as vessels, platforms, jack ups and rigs.
The new bunded T11 chemical tanks are made of 316 stainless-steel, have a 4-bar working pressure, with a payload of 5,900kg and a maximum gross weight of 8,500kg.
The new addition to the fleet follows customer feedback on their requirements for chemical storage and transportation. The company currently has a wide range of chemical, acid and ISO tanks for general fluid transfer.
Judith Verner, fluid solutions development manager said: "The new bunded tanks will provide our customers with an added safeguard for the transport and storage of hazardous products in an offshore environment and avoid the requirement of separate transportable bunds or the use of bunded areas. The bunded tanks have a 110% fill capacity of the T11 tank as per HSE guidelines and are fully sealed to avoid the build-up of rainwater."
The tanks are fitted with the standard T11 chemical tank three closure outlet assembly comprising of a foot valve, ball valve and dust cap with the foot valve being contained within the bund for additional integrity and safety. The bund is also complete with a maintenance hatch, level sight glass and drain.
Ferguson Group has a fluid solutions team available to offer customers advice on how best to manage the transportation and storage of chemicals along with tank cleaning and disposal of excess chemicals and residual fluids after their offshore operations.
The bunded tanks join a fleet of chemical, acid, cryogenic and ISO tanks available in a range of sizes. The bunded tanks are now available in the UK.