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Framo Cargo Pumping System (Advanced)

Entry Criteria:     Deck Officers, Engineers, Electrical Officers and Pumpmen

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Course Duration:     3 Days

Course Description

The FRAMO cargo pumping system is increasingly being fittedon chemical carriers and product tankers. In order to ensure efficient and safe operation of the FRAMO cargo pumps, a sound knowledge regarding its functioning is imperative.

This course familiarizes the participant with the operation and maintenance aspects of the system thus enabling them to operate it safely and efficiently. Stripping operation, cargo pump evaluation curves, analysis of purging results also form part of this course.

Contents of the course

  • Understanding of the fundamental concepts of hydraulics.
  • Reading of the hydraulic circuit drawing and understanding the function of the various components in the circuit.
  • Disassembly / Assembly of Framo cargo pump, flow control valve, relief valve and axial piston pump.
  • Procedure and precautions in stripping operation.
  • Procedure and precautions in purging operation and analysis of the purging result.
  • Practical training on cargo pumping operations like loading, discharging, stripping, and purging.
  • Safe and Efficient operations of the Framo cargo pumping system.
  • The use of the Capacity diagram and the correction chart for liquids with high viscosity
  • Procedure to carry out performance evaluation of the pumps.
  • Operation and care of the portable cargo pump
  • Care and maintenance of hydraulic oil for Framo System.
  • Discussion of case studies and service letters.


Please find below the list of documents required to get on the first day of the classroom course.
  1. 2 passport size photographs,
  2. Copies of Passport, CDC, COC & INDOS No.