Guidance for the Prevention of Rollover in LNG Ships (eBook)

Published Date

September 2012

Guidance for the Prevention of Rollover in LNG Ships (eBook)

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The primary objective of this paper is to inform and advise the owners and operators of LNG carriers about the issues surrounding rollover. This guidance is specifically applicable to LNG ships.

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This publication is also applicable to LNG ships acting as floating storage vessels, LNG regasification vessels (LNGRV) and floating storage and regasification units (FSRU) if no countermeasures are in place.


Basic Thermodynamics

Detection of Stratification and Prevention of Rollover (Receiving Terminals)

Detection of Stratification and Prevention of Rollover in Shore Tanks

Detection of Stratification and Prevention of Rollover (LNG Carriers)

The purpose of SIGTTO is to promote shipping and terminal operations for liquefied gases which are safe, environmentally responsible and reliable. To fulfil this mission it will:

  • Proactively develop best operating practices and guideline

  • Sustain a learning environment by sharing lessons learned

  • Promote training and development of all within the industry

  • Foster mutually beneficial relationships with regulatory authorities and other stakeholders

  • Conduct its business with professionalism and integrity

Title: Guidance for the Prevention of Rollover in LNG Ships (eBook)
Product Code: 4436F039
Published Date: September 2012

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