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.
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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One very famous variant of tanker ships during the early days of shipping and at the time of world war were the T-2 tankers of the U.S Navy. Find out more about these unique tanker ships in the article inside.
MOL announced that MOL and Asahi Tanker Co., Ltd. have signed a contract to establish a pool operation company, Asahi MOL Tankers Ltd., as well as an agreement to launch MR-type product tankers that will be assigned to the new pool.
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.
Zoroaster – the first tanker ship in the world revolutionized the transportation of liquid cargo. Find out more about the world’s first tanker in the article inside.
Work has begun on Europe’s two largest-ever butane river tankers, at the VEKA shipyard at Lemmer (Netherlands). Each vessel is around three times the size of today’s typical Rhine barges.
Teekay Offshore Partners L.P. announced today that it has declared options with Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. for the construction of two, Suezmax-sized, DP2 shuttle tanker newbuildings for a total fully-built-up cost of approximately $265 million.