Methane slip from LNG is now on the COP26 agenda

-Crude oil VOC from Cargo tanks left unattended although solutions are readily available

Methane is harmful – to say the least

VOC has a high concentration of Methane which itself is a highly potent GHG and over 20-year and 100-year time horizons, methane is respectively 86 times and 36 times more potent a GHG than CO2 and according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Methane accounts for about a quarter of all the heat trapped in the atmosphere since the pre-industrial era accounting for 0.3 degr. C of the 1.1 degr. C that the world has already warmed.

The overlooked problem

Around 70 million barrels of hydrocarbons are lost yearly due to evaporation of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) during loading, storage and transportation of crude oil on ships.

ROI is potent – to say the least

Furthermore, the lost amount of VOC represents a value of 3.0 to 3.5 billion USD annually, and if only a few percent of this is used for investments in VOC handling systems you can actively help reduce the harmful effect on the planet.


Ready to learn more on how you can help save on GHG emissions at an attractive ROI please just click –  The SuperSat system

At Bay Valves we are, as always, ready to supply further technical information on the SuperSat, and on VOC control in general, while also engaging in discussions on possible applications for specific vessels.

If you have any questions regarding our SuperSat Vocon system or VOC reduction in general, please contact us here.



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What is Bay Valves

First of all is Bay Valves an advanced valve solution for a demanding environment. The Bay Valves team of skilled engineers specializing in fluid dynamic are constantly striving for excellence and to improving safety, reducing cargo loss and introducing better functionality. We offer standalone valves, combined solutions based on our selection of advanced valves and we can customize products to suit your company’s specific needs in a demanding environment.

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High Pressure Valve

A leader in safety and waste reduction the Bay Valves High Pressure Valve uses advanced magnetic systems for rapid opening which improves safety and prevents hammering. High pressure reduces VOC development.

Bay Valve SuperSat

The integral part of an advanced solution to reduce evaporation loss beneficial for the environment and for your bottom line. Reduces cargo loss by VOC containment under constant monitored high pressure.

P/V Valve

The latest generation valves are developed in concordance with all relevant safety regulations and can be built and customized to fit the customer’s specific needs for individual tank or part of common solutions.

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