Discusses gas turbine/electric cargo pump drives for product carriers. Requirements which must be considered when a cargo pump drive system is being designed and evaluated are given. Advantages of a gas turbine/electric cargo pump drive system include its simplicity and ease of operation, as well as its simple and economical installation, which has a high degree of flexibility, requiring a minimum of manning for running and maintenance. Normal operating procedures are described, and an economic comparison of a conventional system versus a gas turbine system is included.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Diesel Engines Incorporated

    11225 West Bluemound Road, Box 7406
    Milwaukee, WI  United States  53213
  • Authors:
    • Bruce, W M
  • Publication Date: 1975-6

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  • Accession Number: 00126002
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1975 12:00AM