SPHERICAL LNG-TANK ON CONTINUOUS CYLINDRICAL SKIRTS. A SHIPBUILDER'S AND LICENSER'S EXPERIENCE

The paper reviews briefly some important aspects of the Moss-Rosenberg spherical tank concept and the research effort put into its development. Emphasis is placed on building and operating experience and presentation of improvements and new developments, including briefly the design of a 35,000 cum LNG-tanker. The frame of the license agreements and a review of tank construction at licensees are presented. Order from NSFI as No. 14836.

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

    Institute of Gas Technology

    3424 South State Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60616

    International Gas Union

    Institution of Gas Engineers, 17 Grosvenor Crescent
    London,   England 

    International Institute of Refrigeration

    177 boulevard Malesherbes
    75017 Paris,   France 
  • Authors:
    • Tonnessen, A
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 32 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00182938
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Ship Research Institute of Norway
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper No. 9 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1978 12:00AM