An Introduction to LNG Bunkering by Nigel Draffin

By Nigel Draffin

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

He takes an in depth, knowledgeable and aim examine LNG-fuelled engines, tank layout, gasoline and questions of safety, onboard and onshore garage, and supply tools – in addition to the complicated factor of pricing LNG as a bunker fuel.

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

This booklet is going some distance to filling the ‘knowledge hole’ approximately LNG as a marine gas. it truly is a useful primer on its topic and may be learn by way of everybody who desires to continue prior to the curve within the sale, provision, dealing with and research of all marine fuels.

Nigel Draffin has been concerned with transport 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 gasoline 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 direction (Advanced), a member of the Institute of Marine Engineering, technology and expertise and earlier grasp of the Worshipful corporation of Fuellers.

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