This paper describes a concept for a Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) of 300,000--400,000-cu m LNG capacity, capable of operating over long-distance routes from the Persian Gulf to Europe, the U.S.A. and Japan. The hull of the ship is a conventional container-ship adapted to take the cryogenic containment system. This consists of a number of vertical aluminum cylinders which are fabricated outside the ship. Special attention has been given to the safety aspect. The subjects considered in the paper are; the ship's hull, the cryogenic containment system including insulation, boil-off, loading and unloading of LNG, instrumentation, gauging and leak detection. Order from BSRA as No. 51,160.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • From LNG 5: Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Liquefied Gas, Dusseldorf, 29 August-1 September 1977 (Volume 2).
  • Corporate Authors:

    International Conference on Liquefied Natural Gas

    Dusseldorf,   Germany 
  • Authors:
    • Verolme, C
    • Winkler, A K
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 10 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00308397
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Ship Research Association
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Session IV, Paper 7 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 20 1980 12:00AM