This feature on large tankers includes the following articles: "Double-Hull Suezmax Ships from Mitsui for Scandinavia," describing and showing general arrangement plans for Mitsui's Suezmax design that allows three cargo segregations and uses an interesting asymmetric vertical web as the centerline; "Protection for VLCCs: the Blake Technique," concerning a proposal by Mr. George Blake, of the Maritime Overseas Corp., that all crude carriers greater than 20,000 dwt should be converted to ensure that their tanks meet a modified protective location and segregated ballast standard; "New Double-Hull Design from Hyundai," briefly describing a new Suezmax- sized, 153,000 dwt crude oil tanker design from the Hyundai yard at Ulsan in Korea; "A Simple Solution: the Imaginary Double Bottom," explaining a proposal by a Norwegian company, Unitrol Ships Service, to utilize seawater and selected chemicals to in effect create the spill-preventing double bottom campaigned for by some sectors of the marine industry, and to do it without requiring major steelwork; "Harland & Wolff Starts on Suezmax Single and Double-Skin Series," giving particulars on new tankers under construction at the massive Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, including plan drawings; "Economic Designs from Astilleros Espanoles," describing how the Spanish state shipbuilding group has blossomed as a builder of new- generation supertankers; "A New Suezmax Crude Oil Design from Split," noting development work at Yugoslavia's Split yard on new concepts for future tankers; and "Submerged Cargo Pumps for Crude Oil Tankers," discussing the advantages of dedicated, submerged pumps for each tank.

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    • Journal article; feature
  • Publication Date: 1990-9

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  • Accession Number: 00661207
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Technical Information Facility
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 21 1994 12:00AM