Tankers: An Introduction to the Transportation of Oil by Sea (eBook)

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June 1997


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This book provides a comprehensive summary of the industry that is suitable for those either inside or outside of the oil and shipping business. The author's extensive experience of the industry is fully reflected in this interesting and wide-ranging title that includes over 100 diagrams and photographs.

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A comprehensive summary of the oil tanker industry.

CHAPTER 1             A BRIEF HISTORY OF OIL AND ITS TRANSPORT

                1.1           WHAT IS OIL

                1.2           FROM ANCIENT TIMES TO THE LAST CENTURY

                1.3           LIGHTING OIL

                1.4           THE FIRST OIL TANKER

                1.5           BUNKER FUEL

                1.6           GASOLINE

                1.7           THE OIL COMPANIES

                1.8           THE T-2 TANKERS

                1.9           SHIFT POWER

                1.10         VERY LARGE CRUDE OIL CARRIERS

                1.11         FURTHER SHIFT OR POWER

 

CHAPTER 2             OIL TRANSPORTATION TODAY

                2.1           PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION OF OIL IN THE WORLD

                2.2           OIL TRADE FLOWS

                2.3           A REAL MARKET

 

CHAPTER 3             TECHNICAL DATA ON TANKERS

                3.1           DESIGN

                3.2           DIFFERENT TYPES

                3.3           FIRE AND SAFETY

                3.4           POLLUTION PREVENTION

                3.5           MAINTENANCE

                3.6           SHIP HANDLING

                3.7           AGEING OF TANKERS

 

CHAPTER 4             RULES

                4.1           REGISTRATION

                4.2           RULES WHICH MUST BE APPLIED

                4.3           CONTROLS

               

CHAPTER 5             ECONOMICS

                5.1           THE MARKET

                5.2           THE BROKERS

                5.3           CHARTERING

                5.4           COST STRUCTURE

                5.5           INCOME

                5.6           CARGO MEASUREMENTS

                5.7           PROFITABILITY                      

                5.8           INTERRELATION BETWEEN MARKETS

 

CHAPTER 6             FREIGHT CRISIS

                6.1           SUPPLY SOARS

                6.2           AN UNHEARD OF FREIGHT CRISIS

                6.3           FINDING SOLUTIONS

                6.4           CONSEQUENCES ON THE PRESENT FLEET

                6.5           FLEET RENEWAL

 

CHAPTER 7             REACTION TO THE CRISIS

                7.1           CHANGE IN THE TANKER SUPPLY

                7.2           ADJUSTMENT OF DEMAND

                7.3           NEW RULES

                7.4           STATES' CONCERN

                7.5           UNDERWRITERS' CONCERN

                7.6           EMPHASIS ON SHIPOWNERS' RESPONSIBILITY

 

CHAPTER 8             BLACK TIDES

                8.1           POLLUTION OF SEA

                8.2           COSTS

                8.3           THE MEDIA

               

CHAPTER 9             RESPONSE TO SPILLS

                9.1           OIL ON WATER

                9.2           MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT

                9.3           CHEMICAL MEANS

                9.4           OTHER MEANS

                9.5           SHORELINE CLEAN UP

                9.6           DISPOSAL OF OIL AND OILY DEBRIS

                9.7           ORGANISATION FOR EFFICIENT RESPONSE

 

CHAPTER 10           COMPENSATION FOR DAMAGE

                10.1         FIRST MEASURES

                10.2         UPDATE

                10.3         COMPENSATION RULES

                10.4         SPECIAL STANCE OF THE USA

 

CHAPTER 11           PEOPLE

                11.1         COMPLEMENT

                11.2         THE SEAFARERS CAREER

                11.3         LIFE ON BOARD

                11.4         MANNING

                11.5         LOOKING TOWARDS THE FUTURE

 

CHAPTER 12           IS THERE STILL ADVENTURE AT SEA

                12.1         PIRACY

                12.2         IRAN-IRAQ WAR

                12.3         FRAUD

                12.4         STOWAWAYS

                12.5         BOAT PEOPLE

                12.6         MARRIAGE VENTURE

                12.7         UNEXPECTED EVENTS IN A CAREER

 

CONCLUSION

 

INDEX

Title: Tankers: An Introduction to the Transportation of Oil by Sea (eBook)
Number of Pages: 211
Product Code: WS1252EA
Published Date: June 1997
Binding Format: Hardback
Book Height: 297 mm
Book Width: 210 mm
Author: P Valois

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