TANKER OPERATIONS: A HANDBOOK FOR THE SHIP'S OFFICER
Cornell Maritime Press has recently published a comprehensive text on the operation of oil tankers (TANKER OPERATIONS: A HANDBOOK FOR THE SHIP'S OFFICER, by G.S. Marton). The book contains sections on tanker design and construction, oil measurement, cargo piping systems, loading, discharging, cargo planning, ballasting, tank cleaning, fire fighting, safety procedures, and current oil pollution laws and practices. The written text is supplemented by 11 tables and 126 illustrations, including photographs, drawings, and diagrams of modern tanker equipment and procedures. The book is intended for use by deck officers and other individuals interested in the operation of oil tankers, particularly those aspiring to the rating of tankerman.
- Tanker Operations is available at Maritime Bookstores.
Cornell Maritime Press, Incorporated101 Water Way, P.O. Box 21617
Centreville, MD USA 21617
- Marton, G S
- Publication Date: 1978
- Pagination: 224 p.
- TRT Terms: Ballast (Ships); Cleaning; Directories; Fire fighting; Loading and unloading; Oil spills; Pollution; Pollution control; Regulation; Safety engineering; Ship operations; Shipbuilding; Storage tanks; Tankers; Vehicle design
- Uncontrolled Terms: Ship design
- Old TRIS Terms: Cargo piping; Tank cleaning; Tanker ballasting; Tanker construction; Tanker discharging; Tanker loading; Tanker operations
- Subject Areas: Design; Maintenance and Preservation; Marine Transportation; Operations and Traffic Management;
- Accession Number: 00173710
- Record Type: Publication
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 26 1978 12:00AM