A Very large crude carrier and an ultra large crude carrier are two examples of the different types of oil tankers used to transport huge quantities of crude oil.
The government of Cambodia has lately been accused of using unethical tactics to gain control of about 300,000 barrels of oil on board MT Strovolos. In July, the barrels of oil were seized by the Indonesian maritime authorities.
Want to know how the design of different oil tankers vary depending on the type of the cargo they carry? Read more about it inside the article.
There are different variations when it comes to oil tankers sailing on high seas. Of the many oil tankers prevalent today, two of the most famous ones are – the panamax tankers and the aframax tankers. These two oil tankers cater to only a specific part of the world and their names are also connected to the main area and expertise of their servicing in the oceanic and sea waters.
Vessels that facilitate the supplying of mass quantities of liquefied freight are referenced as tanker vessels. Learn about tanker vessels and its types inside the article.
One of the major components of an IG plant is its blower which acts as supplier of inert gas to cargo holds of the ship. Without the blower the whole system will fail to perform. An efficient IG blower is thus required to supply inert gas as per the requirements of a cargo tanker
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At last, the oil tanker industry has an app for calculating demurrage claims on the go. Smartphone apps have been one of the biggest innovations in the turn of the decade.
Ship designers must know the important aspects of the IACS Common Structural Rules (CSR). Let’s take a look at the most important and notable aspects of the Common Structural Rules (CSR) for solid bulk carriers and oil tankers.