So that makes you think this could be an illegal dump of cargo oil being transported rather than used to run the ship.
What does CO stand for?
CO stands for Cargo Oil
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- Companions of the New Zealand Order of Merit (New Zealand Honour)
- Centre for New Zealand Studies (Birkbeck, University of London)
- Air Post Official (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
- Cabinet Office
- Campus Outreach (Christian ministry)
- Captain Obvious
- Captive Office (Nortel)
- Carbon Monoxide
- Cardiac Output
Samples in periodicals archive:
In the area of marine equipment they have collaborated not only in marine diesel engines but also in main engine turbines, cargo oil pumps and turbines, and MET turbochargers.
Hempel protective coating systems, including a range of Hernpadur products and shop primers, have passed the laboratory tests required by the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) performance standard for protective coatings for cargo oil tanks (PSPC/COT).
R On one trip to New York during a bad storm the sea badly damaged the flying bridge, cargo oil tank heating pipes and the ship's hydraulic steering system pipework, preventing it being steered from midships.
They were working inside a cargo oil tank below deck when tragedy struck.
Friends of the Earth say: ``Regular flushing of tanks is more environmentally damaging than discharges of cargo oil.
We're looking at historical shipwrecks and fuel and cargo oil spills from vessel traffic," says Lieutenant Tim Callister, a spokesman for the U.