An S.B.M. (Single-Buoy Mooring) off Frontignan in 30 m of water will weigh 170 tons and have a diameter of 16 m, a floating 200-300 m flexible line for coupling to the tanker (270,000 dwt), and a 44 in. dia, 7250 m long sea-line running to the storage tanks of the Mobil Oil Francaise S.A. refinery. The project, which will permit crude oil discharge at 10-000 cu m/hr, will be completed by the end of 1973 at a cost of 40 million francs.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Compagnie Francais d'Editions

    40 rue du Colisee
    Paris 8e,   France 
  • Publication Date: 1973-1-19


  • French

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 40
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00056511
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Petroleum Institute
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 22 1974 12:00AM