By Nigel Draffin
He takes an in depth, proficient and goal examine LNG-fuelled engines, tank layout, gas and questions of safety, onboard and onshore garage, and supply tools – in addition to the advanced factor of pricing LNG as a bunker fuel.
Potential troublesome areas within the use of LNG, corresponding to weathering, sloshing and methane slip, are flagged up and obviously analysed. He additionally stories the on-going paintings of maritime firms, equivalent to the overseas Maritime association (IMO) and the Society of overseas gasoline Tanker and Terminal Operators (SIGTTO), in codifying LNG bunker operations.
This ebook is going a ways to filling the ‘knowledge hole’ approximately LNG as a marine gas. it truly is a useful primer on its topic and will be learn by means of every body who desires to maintain sooner than the curve within the sale, provision, dealing with and research of all marine fuels.
Nigel Draffin has been concerned with transport for nearly 50 years and with the economic bunker marketplace for over 25 years. in the course of his time with Shell Tankers he served on all periods of vessel, together with liquefied gasoline tankers.
He is a founder member of the overseas Bunker organization (IBIA) and served as its Chairman in 2012-2013. he's direction Director of the Oxford Bunker direction and the Oxford Bunker path (Advanced), a member of the Institute of Marine Engineering, technological know-how and expertise and previous grasp of the Worshipful corporation of Fuellers.
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