There are five main articles in this feature on gas shipping. "Australian Gas Off the Shelf" tells how the new North West Shelf LNG Project is finally operational, giving Japan another valuable source of gas and Australia a crucial revenue earner. "LNG Comes Off Back Burner" discusses how the LNG market is expanding and why its eventual nature is unpredictable despite the international oil trade's being static and following a well-established pattern. "Gas Carriers on Order" presents a listing of gas carriers on order worldwide, by builder, and showing, for each vessel, hull number, shipowner, capacity, type, temperature, pressure and delivery date. "A New Lease of Life" discusses the scrutiny being given the future viability of two small gas carriers that are 17 and 18 years old, respectively, in an environment where the extension of ship life has assumed considerable importance. "LGI Floats a Concept" describes Floatstor, a new floating liquefied gas storage system designed by LGI, a German engineering company, and providing space for 10,000 cu m of liquefied gases. The feature concludes with liquefied gas news briefs and with details on a seminar concerning the prevention of accidental fires at LPG storage facilities.

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  • Accession Number: 00658595
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM