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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper presented at 1977 SNAME Spring Meeting and STAR Symposium, San Francisco, California, May 25-27.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  USA  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • THOMAS, W D
  • Publication Date: 1977

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00156197
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Maritime Reporter and Engineering News
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 17 1977 12:00AM