THE FEASIBILITY OF UTILIZING ELASTOMER BAGS OR DIAPHRAGMS IN SHIPS' DOUBLE BOTTOMS TO SEPARATE THE BALLAST WATER FROM THE FUEL OIL

The report includes: A study of the materials available for the diaphragm and bags, and their characteristics; The number, design, shape, arrangement, and construction of the diaphragms and bags; Structural modifications to the hull; Ship's piping modifications; Additional equipment; Estimated weights; Estimated costs; Effect on stability and ship operation; Recommendations. Plans are also included showing typical double bottom cells, the location of existing pipes, the space remaining for diaphragms and bags, the design of the bags and diaphragms, and the necessary modifications to the piping and manifold arrangements.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • This document is available for review at the Department of Commerce Library, Main Commerce Building, Washington, D.C., under reference number S-9-P.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Sturm (George W) and Associates

    Washington, DC  USA 
  • Publication Date: 1964-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 48 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00026757
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: MA-3379
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 2 1973 12:00AM