A description of a shipyard, with the capability of constructing million-ton tankers, is presented. While this yard has this capability, at the present time it is concentrating on constructing ULCC's of up to 500,000-dwt using the twin-dock building method. This construction method is explained, with its advantages included. The site of the shipyard, the use of a block production system for hull components, the outfitting section of the yard, and the computer control system are all discussed and described in the article.

  • Corporate Authors:

    IPC Business Press Limited

    33-39 Bowling Green Lane
    London EC19 1AH,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1974-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 3 p.
  • Serial:
    • Marine Week
    • Volume: 1
    • Issue Number: 26
    • Publisher: IPC Business Press Limited

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00095143
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Maritime Research Center, Kings Point
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 29 1975 12:00AM