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.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Tanker Operations is available at Maritime Bookstores.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Cornell Maritime Press, Incorporated

    101 Water Way, P.O. Box 21617
    Centreville, MD  United States  21617
  • Authors:
    • Marton, G S
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Pagination: 224 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00173710
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1978 12:00AM