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Liquified Petroleum Gas Tanker Practice by Captain Woolcott T.M.


Year: 2009
Language: english
Author: Woolcott T M
Genre: Tankers Gas, LPG & LNG
Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 91
Description: The dramatic increase in the movement of liquified gases in recent years has called for new skills and technology in Marine Transport.
The purpose of this book is to indicate the nature of the problems that have to be faced in the transport of liquified gases, and the nature of the operations needed for their safe carriage.
In this book, the reader is introduced to the types of equipment used in gas carriers and their safe operation covering all circumstances.
In view of the nature of the cargo, the keynote is safety: safety of the ship, safety of the cargo, safety of the crew and protection of the environment.

Contents

PART I PRESSURE SHIPS
Chapter I General Description
Chapter II General Operating Principles
Loading
Discharging
Refrigerating the Cargo
Gas-freeing
Chapter III Cargo Handling Equipment
Cargo Pumps
Cargo Compressors
Condensers
Heat Exchangers
Cargo Heater
Vaporiser
Chapter IV Conduct of Cargo Operations
Semi-refrigerated Cargoes
Loading
Discharging
Refrigerating the Cargo
Gas-freeing
Fully-refrigerated Cargoes at Atmospheric Pressure
Loading
Discharging
Two-stage Refrigeration
Precautions to be taken When Starting a Compressor
Points to Watch Whilst a Compressor's Running
PART II FULLY-REFRIGERATED SHIPS
Chapter V General Description
Chapter VI General Operating Principles
Loading
Refrigerating the Cargo on Passage
Two-stage Reliquifaction
Cascade Reliquifaction
Discharging
Gas-freeing
To Gas-up the Tanks After They Have Been Gas-freed
To Cool Down the Tanks Prior to Loading
Summary of Gas-freeing and Gassing-up
Chapter VII Cargo Handling Equipment
Two-stage Refrigeration
Two-stage Compressors
Seawater-Cooled Condensers
The Inter-stage Cooler
The Heat Exchanger
Cascade System of Refrigeration
R.22 Compressors
R.22 Condensers
R.22 Receivers
The Cargo Compressors

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