GAS TURBINE POWERED LNG TANKER

The author discusses some of the design features of the power plant for the world's first gas turbine LNG carrier. The basic features of the dual fuel system are examined with respect to the use of LNG boil-off gas fuel, and marine operating and automation requirements. Marine classification society design criteria and operating constraints are briefly studied with respect to plant safety and functional interfaces with ship control systems. The concept of locked-shaft flaring of boil-off gas in ports is discussed with emphasis on land-based system experience. The conclusion emphasizes safety and reliability features of this new marine application of the Heavy Duty Gas Turbine.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • ASME Paper for meeting April 8-12, 1973.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Mechanical Engineers

    Three Park Avenue
    New York, NY  USA  10016-5990
  • Authors:
    • Svensen, N A
  • Publication Date: 1973-4

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00047643
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper n 73-GT-27
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 31 1973 12:00AM