The first SINGLE BUOY STORAGE (SBS) system was installed in February, 1974 and became operational on March 23rd, 1974. The technical merits of the SBS are described in OTC paper 1918 (May 1973). After 23 months of operation it is concluded that the SBS system has given full satisfaction to the operator, Aquitaine Tunesie, a subsidiary of the Elf/ SNPA Group. This paper describes the experience obtained from the mooring operation, the off-loading, the equipment and the limitation of the operational procedures during the loading of 120 tankers with a total of 26 million barrels.

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  • Pagination: p. 1175-80

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  • Accession Number: 00138286
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Offshore Technology Conference
  • Report/Paper Numbers: V3, OTC 2722 Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 4 1976 12:00AM