Mixing tank

The mixing tank is usually a narrow cylindrical insulated tank into which clean heavy fuel oil flows from the fuel oil service tank.

It also function as return tank for recirculation tank for recirculated fuel oil from engine injection pump return oil.

A primary function of the tank is to establish service fuel oil temperature by mixing hotter return oil from engine with cooler service oil fuel tank.

It is also connected with separating system at the top for separation bid vapour.