THE LNG SHIP IN A CHANGING ENERGY ENVIRONMENT
The author's view on the changing worldwide energy situation and the effects of those changes on future LNG ships is presented. A review of shipboard LNG containment systems which are being offered today or have been constructed in the past is also included. The author discusses various design parameters such as speed and power, fuel oil prices, ship size, tank type and size, liquefaction equipment and their effects on the cost of delivery of LNG by ship.
- Paper presented at 1977 SNAME Spring Meeting and STAR Symposium, San Francisco, California, May 25-27.
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers601 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ USA 07306-2907
- THOMAS, W D
- Publication Date: 1977
- TRT Terms: Containing equipment; Economic analysis; Economics; Liquefied gases; Liquefied natural gas; Petroleum; Ships; Tankers; Transportation; Vehicle design
- Old TRIS Terms: Energy transport; Lng containment systems
- Subject Areas: Design; Economics; Transportation (General);
- Accession Number: 00156197
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Maritime Reporter and Engineering News
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jun 17 1977 12:00AM