A description is given of the world's first commercial LNG barge. This unmanned stern-notched barge, which is designed with a 400-hp bow thruster, will be transported by a tug equipped with an elevating pilot house. The design of the barge, as well as a discussion of the concepts behind the design, and a description of the operation of the cargo systems, are all included in the article.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Gulf Publishing Company

    Box 2608
    Houston, TX  United States  77001
  • Authors:
    • Oakley, D W
  • Publication Date: 1973-11

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 29-32
  • Serial:
    • Ocean Industry
    • Volume: 8
    • Issue Number: 11
    • Publisher: Gulf Publishing Company

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00051164
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 28 1974 12:00AM