Flushing and Marine Pumps

Reducing operating costs by using a purpose built flushing unit improves efficiency and speed of operation. Seawater flushing of marine hoses is usually a requirement if hose sections are to be removed from CALM or Spar oil terminals to prevent oil spillage into the marine environment.

Marine hose flushing pump

Flushing pump set

Flushing pump sets are designed to rapidly flush out oil residue with a high volume flow of sea water.

They operate in as self-contained units and are readily transportable.

A flushing pump set, typically comprises of a single sate centrifugal pump with a direct drive, diesel or electric motor.

A automatically primed suction pump is usually included for sea water lift.

The specifications below are standard. Configuration depends on the client’s site disposition, pipeline and pressure head at the terminal.

Flushing Loading Lines

Flow rate200 cu metres/ hour
Pressure head70 Metres
Suction lift5 Metres
Pump typeSingle stage horizontal centrifugal
Power requirement60 kW
Motor4 cylinder Turbo-diesel .
Fuel tank10 hours operation
PackageSkid mounted with lifting eyes and fork apertures
Weight1600 kgs

Flushing Floating Hose String

Flow rate1000 cu metres/ hour
Pressure head70 Metres
Suction lift5 Metres
Pump typeSingle stage horizontal centrifugal
Power requirement150 kW
Motor6-cylinder diesel, water-cooled, 6 litre.
Fuel tank10 hours operation
PackageSkid mounted with lifting eyes and fork apertures
Weight3600 kgs

Units are individually designed to meet customers’ specifications