Gas carriers are special types of ships with pressurized compartments to store different types of gases under pressure and controlled temperature.
Boiling liquid expanding vapour explosion (BLEVE) is a unique phenomenon that takes place especially on gas carrier ships or ships having tanks with highly pressurized liquid cargo. BLEVE is a dangerous condition on board ships which should be avoided at any cost.
Loading arms is a type of loading arrangement found on LNG carriers. The article describes construction and working of the loading arm, along with important technical aspects of the system
Nearly three years after its inauguration, the expanded Panama Canal celebrates a landmark for the transit of a Q-Flex vessel, the second largest LNG vessel in the world.
SHI has successfully built its first LNG-fuelled vessels with its own technology, proving itself to the eco-friendly shipping industry for its construction competencies and technological prowess.
LNG and LPG gas is carried by LNG carriers or liquefied natural gas carrier and LPG tankers with special cargo tanks having higher safety specifications & rules
Air lock is a special type of safety measures which is especially seen on gas carriers. Also known as the Gas Safe Space, the Air Lock needs to satisfy several standards to be fitted and used on gas carrier ships.
First LNG-powered vessel to enter service in the Mediterranean. Elio is a double-ended RoPax ferry, designed by LMG Marin, for Italian shipowner, Caronte & Tourist.
LNG is growing in popularity as a marine fuel. Let’s take a look at some of the major LNG vessels and projects, either launched or under development.