Internal Insulation of Moss Rosenberg’s Spherical Gas Tanks (eBook)

Published Date

January 1974

Internal Insulation of Moss Rosenberg’s Spherical Gas Tanks (eBook)

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This paper discusses internal insulation on spherical LNG tanks of the Moss Rosenberg LNG design (in 1974, the views on its success). (16pp)

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Insulating gas tanks internally has considerable advantage of eliminating the cool-down of metal masses, with the chance to replace expensive cryogenic material with, for example, low cost mild steel. The design and implication in applying insulation internally is quite different in the case of LPG and LNG, and this is also so when one speaks of membrane tank concepts versus those with self-supporting tanks.

We all recognise the pioneer work by Shell International Marine Ltd. on sprayed foam applied directly on double hulls for LPG use. When it comes to LNG, the cryogenic temperature range, things look quite different. The intention of this paper is to discuss the aspects of internal insulation on spherical LNG tanks of the Moss Rosenberg LNG design and why we believe that the idea of internal insulation on LNG ships stands a better chance to succeed on this design than on any other.

Paper Delivered by:
Rolf S. Kvamsdal (Moss Rosenberg Verft AS, Norway)

Prepared for:
Gastech Amsterdam 1974

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Title: Internal Insulation of Moss Rosenberg’s Spherical Gas Tanks (eBook)
Product Code: 4433g036
Published Date: January 1974

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