Inert Gas Generating System for Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers

  • G. M. Meyer
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 21)

Abstract

Natural gas is transported in specially designed tankers in the liquefied state at atmospheric pressure at a temperature of 110 K. Presently the largest series of these liquefied natural gas carriers under construction have a cargo capacity of 125,000 m3. These ships must be inerted prior to the first loading and before and after tank repairs or docking.

Keywords

Combustion Methane Dioxide Phenolic Resin Welding 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. Meyer
    • 1
  1. 1.BrookfieldUSA

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