Core Design Issues of a Large LNG Carrier (eBook)

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January 2005

Core Design Issues of a Large LNG Carrier (eBook)

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This paper discusses the design led research in the areas of sloshing, structural strength, propulsion systems and hull development. (12pp)

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Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering ("DSME") has developed various LNG carriers of different sizes and propulsion systems to meet the increasing demands for new generation large LNG carriers.

To ensure safety and reliability, particularly for the large LNG carriers, the following core design issues have been intensively investigated:
- Sloshing of large cargo tanks to assess the acceptable number of cargo tanks.
- Structural strength assessment for allowable stress, fatigue and buckling criteria.
- Alternative propulsion systems, such as electric propulsion with dual fuel engine (or gas turbine) and 2-stroke slow speed diesel engine propulsion system with reliquefaction plant. Steam turbine ships are not regarded as suitable for these large LNG carriers due to the limit in available power.
- Optimum hull form development combined with the number of screws.

This paper discusses some of the research and conclusions reached.

Paper Delivered by:
Ho-Chung Kim
Duck-Yull Lee
(Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd. (DSME)

Prepared for:
Gastech Bilbao 2005

For over 45 years, the Gastech Exhibition & Conference has been at the forefront of the international gas and LNG market. This world-renowned event is regarded as the most significant meeting place for gas and LNG professionals, where the global industry gathers to do business.

Gastech hosts major IOCs, NOC’s, global utility companies, EPC contractors, shipbuilders, pipeline companies, manufacturers, distributors, technology and service providers, all who play an active role in the global energy value chain.

Title: Core Design Issues of a Large LNG Carrier (eBook)
Product Code: 4433g082
Published Date: January 2005

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