Design Options For An Arctic Class LNG Carrier(eBook)

Published Date

January 1979

Design Options For An Arctic Class LNG Carrier(eBook)

$19.31
(Excludes any applicable taxes)

This paper concentrates on the shipping system of the Arctic Pilot Project (APP)(12pp)

Be the first to review this product

The oil, gas and other resources discovered in the Canadian Arctic are beginning to reach marketable quantities. Commercial activities have been underway for some time to transport lead and zinc concentrates from Northern Baffin Island. While there is the potential for a similar mine on Little Cornwall Island, the most imminent enterprise appears to be the shipment of natural gas from Melville Island to a port on the North American eastern seaboard.

This paper focuses upon the Arctic Pilot Project (APP) and briefly describes the entire project before concentrating on the shipping system. This project will be the first effort by a commercial group to design a shipping system specifically for year round operation to the Canadian Arctic. While LNG transportation by ship is interesting, it is the accompanying requirements imposed by Arctic operation which make this project a challenge. The design work that has been undertaken in the last two years has opened many options and led to a number of conclusions. This paper describes these options and conclusions.

The Arctic Pilot Project (APP) is a natural gas transportation project conceived by Petro Canada Ltd. in early 1977. It is the gas in the Sabine Peninsula's Drake field on Melville Island that is the target. Melville Island is located.in the Parry Channel at about 74°N 109°W, This island is not considered to be in the high Arctic but still presents some access difficulties to a marine mode of transportation. The island is in zone 6 of the Arctic Shipping Pollution Prevention regulations and requires vessels to transit 2 to 2.5 M thick ice during the winter months. The gas (approximately 110 billion cubic metres) is owned by Panarctic Oils Ltd., the oil and gas exploration company, and covers an area both onshore and offshore.

Paper Delivered by:
RA Dick
V Laskowj
J Wainwright
(all from Melville Shipping Ltd, Canada)

Prepared for:
Gastech Houston 1979

 

 

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: Design Options For An Arctic Class LNG Carrier(eBook)
Product Code: 4433g002
Published Date: January 1979

Write Your Own Review

Only registered users can write reviews. Please, log in or register

Windows eBooks:

 

To access the eBook, you need to install our free Windows eBook Reader.

The application can be downloaded from:

www.seamanship.eu/download/freedownload.aspx?file=viewer.

 

Standalone eBooks are supplied with 1 licence + 1 backup and are not transferable between platforms.

 

Remote Desktop Services (Terminal Services) and virtual environments are not supported.

 

The Windows eBook Reader works with Windows XP or later OS (but not Windows RT).

See more details.

 

Cloud (online) eBooks:

 

The Cloud (online) eBooks use Microsoft Silverlight browser plugin to deliver the best possible reading experience with the ability to work in offline mode.

 

It is an annual subscription service (i.e. each eBook is purchased for 1 year of use).

Online licences are not transferrable to Windows or iPad (or vice-versa).

 

Silverlight is compatible with the major web browsers used on Windows and Mac OS X operating systems.

However it is not supported on Linux, Android, Windows RT and iPad devices and therefore the Cloud eBooks use an HTML site in these instances.

The HTML site is more restricted than the Silverlight version.

 

See https://www.microsoft.com/silverlight/what-is-silverlight and more details.

 

Note for Mac Users:

 

Mac users can read Windows eBooks with Boot Camp or using virtual machines such as Parallels Desktop, Virtual Box, ...

Alternatively, Cloud (online) eBooks are accessible on Mac, including the Silverlight plugin with offline mode.

 

Note for Linux Users:

 

Linux users can read Windows eBooks using a virtual PC.

Alternatively, the HTML version of the Cloud (online) eBooks is accessible.

 

Note for Tablet Users:

 

Tablets owners can use the HTML version of the Cloud (online) eBooks.

Share This!
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Linkedin
  • and more...