This consolidated edition combines in one guidance manual the various sources of information necessary for assessing the condition of the ballast tanks, cargo tanks and structure of tankers in service.
The Tanker Safety Guide: Liquefied Gas, 4th Edition, is the definitive industry best practice guidance for gas carrier operators, and a carriage requirement under the national regulations of many flag States.
This publication describes the vetting of LNG carriers, incorporating the use of the SIRE 2.0 programme as a risk assessment tool. It provides an overview of LNG shipping business with recommendations on the technical aspects of LNG ships relevant to the vetting and clearance process.
This document provides guidance relating to the development and operation of floating LNG installations, which for the purposes of this document encompass floating storage units (FSUs), floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) and LNG floating production, storage and offloading (LNG FPSO) units.
In this engaging book, Dr. Solly examines the history of crude oil tankers from early days when this vital commodity was carried aboard ordinary sailing vessels, through the innovative designs that resulted in significant breakthroughs leading to early single-hulled VLCCs, and the later stronger hence safer double-hulled vessel.