The world's first purpose-designed shipyard for LNG carrier production is described, as is the type of LNG ship which will be constructed at the yard. The production method which will be followed by the shipyard is described, as is the gas containment system, the pedestal structure for the containment tank and prototypes of the ships to be constructed. Reasons for the selection of the containment system are given, and the construction method of the tanks is also discussed, as is the transportation system which will be utilized in moving the completed tanks from one part of the shipyard to another.

  • Corporate Authors:

    IPC Business Press Limited

    33-39 Bowling Green Lane
    London EC19 1AH,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1975-7-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 4 p.
  • Serial:
    • Marine Week
    • Volume: 2
    • Issue Number: 27
    • Publisher: IPC Business Press Limited

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00125983
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1975 12:00AM