The process of removing hydrocarbon vapors, liquids or residues. Tank cleaning may be required for one or more of the following reasons:
1. To carry clean ballast.
2. To gas free tanks for internal inspections, repairs or prior to entering dry dock.
3. To remove sediments from tank top plating. This may be required if the vessel is engaged in the repetitive carriage of fuel oil or similar sediment settling cargoes.
We offer cost-effective, safe and efficient tank exterior and interior cleaning services. LEL can clean any tank, from iron stains, mold and algae to any leakage or spills. Most exterior tank cleaning jobs are completed without the assistance of scaffolding, man-lifts, or spiders.