Today's mammoth tankers require deep-water offshore berths equipped to handle high loading/offloading rates. As a result submarine pipelines 48 in. in diameter have already been installed and larger lines are being planned. Here's a discussion of the design and construction of large-diameter submarine tanker loading lines and the magnitude of the problems and economic and environmental risks they present.

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    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

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    New York, NY  United States  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Small, S W
  • Publication Date: 1972-7

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  • Pagination: p. 23-28
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  • Accession Number: 00035074
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 72-GT-90
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 27 1973 12:00AM