Hydrocarbon vapour emissions from crude oil tankers are dealt with. The article describes some phases of a typical tanker's cargo handling cycle, relates them to hydrocarbon emissions, discusses probable quantities of emissions, and describes operational techniques that can reduce vapour emissions. Crew safety environmental impact as well as oil loss due to vapour emission are briefly described.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Exxon Corporation

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    New York, NY  United States  10020
  • Authors:
    • Bavister, R
  • Publication Date: 1979

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 12
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00309408
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1980 12:00AM