by Michael D. Tusiani
Volume I: A Nontechnical Guide covers the history of energy imports as well as important characteristics of oil tankers, liquefied petroleum gas carriers, and liquefied natural gas carriers.
313 Pages/Hardcover/1996ISBN10 087814-670-9
- 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