REVIEW OF CURRENT LNG SHIP TECHNOLOGY -- AND AN ATTEMPT TO RATIONALISE

There are now almost 25 different designs for LNG tankers available; some have commercial operating experience behind them, some have none. Each is briefly discussed. The paper then attempts an objective comparison of the systems -- with a view to pointing the way towards a greater degree of rationalization in this highly technological, and at the same time politically influenced, field.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the International Conference on Liquefied Natural Gas, Fifth, Duesseldorf, Germany, August 29-September 1, 1977. (Session 1)
  • Corporate Authors:

    Institute of Gas Technology

    3424 South State Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60616
  • Authors:
    • Ffooks, R C
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 18 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00180202
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper 4
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1978 12:00AM