|Design, Construction, Survey and
Certification of LPG Carriers
Rodthongterm (1994) ; Master Degree thesis. *(The Full Text view in Thai Language only)*.
As we know LPG and chemical gases are dangerous
and the sea mode of transport can carry very large quantities. The purpose of dissertation
is to prepare the basic important information, guidelines for surveys and certification of
The general introduction to the cargoes such as
such as properties, the consideration between the relationship of temperature and vapour
pressure for selected ship-borne gases and the International Code for Construction and
Equipment on Ships Carrying Liquefied Gases in Bulk (IGC CODE) is highlighted.
Typical design, arrangements and
cargo-containment system of LPG carriers, which is considered as one of the important
criteria in the construction in LPG carriers, are also discussed in brief.
The cargo systems, cargo equipment, instrument
and auxiliary which play a vital role in the safety of transportation of LPG and other
gases are considered.
The operational safety aspects such as evaluation
of tank atmosphere, fire precaution and prevention, equipment of fire fighting, personnel
and pollution prevention are also taken in consideration.
The Survey and Certification of LPG carriers are
twin objectives for the maintenance of LPG carriers in keeping the vessels in acceptable
operational standards. In view of this the author has highlighted the process of survey
and certification in a broad perspective.