By Nigel Draffin

In An advent to LNG Bunkering, Nigel Draffin solutions the main questions about using LNG as a marine fuel.

He takes a detailed, expert and goal examine LNG-fuelled engines, tank layout, gas and issues of safety, onboard and onshore garage, and supply equipment – in addition to the advanced factor of pricing LNG as a bunker fuel.

Potential troublesome areas within the use of LNG, comparable to weathering, sloshing and methane slip, are flagged up and obviously analysed. He additionally stories the on-going paintings of maritime businesses, comparable to the foreign Maritime association (IMO) and the Society of foreign gasoline Tanker and Terminal Operators (SIGTTO), in codifying LNG bunker operations.

This ebook is going some distance to filling the ‘knowledge hole’ approximately LNG as a marine gasoline. it really is a useful primer on its topic and will be learn through all people who desires to maintain sooner than the curve within the sale, provision, dealing with and research of all marine fuels.

Nigel Draffin has been all for delivery for nearly 50 years and with the industrial bunker marketplace for over 25 years. in the course of his time with Shell Tankers he served on all periods of vessel, together with liquefied fuel tankers.

He is a founder member of the overseas Bunker organization (IBIA) and served as its Chairman in 2012-2013. he's direction Director of the Oxford Bunker path and the Oxford Bunker path (Advanced), a member of the Institute of Marine Engineering, technological know-how and expertise and prior grasp of the Worshipful corporation of Fuellers.

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