25.09.2021

LNG SHIPPING AT 50

LNG Shipping at 50

Author(s) SIGTTO
Publisher SIGTTO
Date 2014
Pages 128
Format pdf
Size 20 Mb
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This is a very informative volume developed and released by SIGTTO, one of the most authoritative organizations in the modern maritime shipping world. It opens with some general introduction. Then there is information about the early days of the LPG industry, where the readers will get to know about the trial voyages of the “Methane Pioneer” back in 1959, the “Methane Princess” and “Progress” considered truly exceptional pieces of engineering of those times, cross-Mediterranean trades, containment systems etc.

After that, you will read about the pioneers of the industry, including the key innovators and motivators, shipboard cargo handling appliances, shipbuilding activities in China, South Korea and Japan, etc. The LPG carriers and trade activities are discussed in the next chapters together with the safety regime, including the role played by the SIGTTO in developing the safety record, contents of the IGC Code and its revisions, information about the LPG terminals and other aspects. After going through the info about the middle years and the new millennium, the readers will reach the today of the LPD marine transportation. In short, the document shall be read by all people willing to stay at the edge of the modern technology.

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