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Petroleum Shipping Industry, Vol. 1 & 2

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by Michael D. Tusiani

These books give an expert overview of all aspects of today’s petroleum shipping industry.

Volume I: A Nontechnical Guide, covers the history of energy imports as well as important characteristics of oil tankers, liquified petroleum gas carriers, and liquified natural gas carriers.

Volume II: Practices and Operations, covers all the aspects of vessel operation and other matters that are common to all vessel types.

These books are special order and may take 4-6 weeks for delivery.


Volume I:

  • Oil: an introduction to shipping
  • Why tanker owners?
  • Pre-Onassis era
  • Onassis era
  • Post-Onassis era: Creating and dealing with the surplus
  • Refinery operation
  • Tanker demand
  • Tanker design and employment patterns
  • Forecasting tanker rates
  • Oil pollution liability
  • LPG carriers
  • LNG carriers

313 Pages/Hardcover/1996

Volume II:

  • Ship brokerage
  • S&P and project brokerage
  • Single voyage charters
  • Timecharters
  • Ship operation and international regulation
  • Oil spill prevention and quality assurance
  • Initiatives by classification societies, owners, and oil companies
  • Flag and Port state control
  • Voyage costs: port changes
  • Voyage costs: manning, supplies & maintenance
  • Operating costs: marine insurance
  • Operating costs: the shore-based organization
  • Owner's investment analysis of a vessel
  • Banker's credit analysis of a vessel
  • Mezzanine, lease and equity financing

308 Pages/Hardcover/1996

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