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Title Effects of double-hull requirements on oil spill prevention : interim report / Committee on Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (Section 4115) Implementation Review, Marine Board, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press., 1996.

Subject Hulls (Naval architecture)
Metals -- Fatigue.
Tankers.
Alt Name Wolcott, Douglas C.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (Section 4115) Implementation Review.
Description 1 online resource (62 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Note Committee Chair: Douglas C. Wolcott.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Note Print version record.
Contents International Regulatory RegimeOther Domestic and International Actions -- Port State Effects on Ship Safety -- Enhanced Ship Surveys and Increased Vetting by Charterers -- 2 Ship Safety and Protection of the Marine Environment -- TRENDS IN OIL SPILLS -- OIL OUTFLOW FROM DOUBLE-HULL TANKERS -- MEASURES FOR REDUCING OUTFLOW FROM SINGLE-HULL TANKERS -- FLEET SAFETY -- International Regime -- Port Safety, Enhanced Surveys, and Improved Vetting -- FINDINGS -- 3 Economic Viability of the Maritime Oil Transportation Industry -- FORECASTS OF TANKER FLEET
EFFECTS OF DOUBLE-HULL REQUIREMENTS ON OIL SPILL PREVENTION -- Copyright -- Preface -- COMMITTEE COMPOSITION -- SCOPE OF THE STUDY -- Ship Safety and the Protection of the Marine Environment -- Economic Viability of the Maritime Oil Transportation Industry -- Operational Makeup of the Maritime Oil Transportation Industry -- Influence of International Conventions on Tank Vessel Design and Operations -- STUDY METHODS -- Contents -- Executive Summary -- 1 Introduction -- OIL POLLUTION ACT OF 1990 -- FACTORS AFFECTING SHIP SAFETY AND POLLUTION PREVENTION
Historical and Projected Tanker DemandCurrent Tanker Order Book -- Tanker Supply, Demand, and Shipbuilding -- Scrapping -- NEW-BUILDING REQUIREMENTS AND MARKET CAPABILITY -- New-Building Requirements and Shipbuilding Capacity -- Capital Requirements for New Double-Hull Tanker Construction -- COST DATA -- New-Buildings and Conversions: Double-Hull versus Single-Hull -- Single-Hull Operational and Structural Modifications -- Operating Costs Inputs -- Availability of Capital -- REQUIRED FREIGHT RATE ANALYSIS -- JONES ACT TANKERS AND BARGES -- FINDINGS
4 Operational Makeup of the Maritime Oil Transportation IndustryOWNERSHIP, 1990 VERSUS 1994 -- USE OF LIGHTERING AND OFFSHORE PORTS, 1990 VERSUS 1994 -- PATTERNS OF SALES, TRANSFERS, AND SCRAPPING -- FINDINGS -- 5 Data on the Design, Construction, Maintenance, and Operation of Double-Hull Vessels -- PROBLEMS AND CONCERNS -- Perceived in 1990 -- Research since 1990 -- Collisions -- Groundings -- Fatigue -- DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION -- Present Practices, Concerns, and Trends -- Producibility: Double Hull versus Single Hull -- INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE
OPERATIONAL CONCERNSCOMPARATIVE EVALUATION OF ALTERNATIVE SINGLE-HULL AND DOUBLE-HULL DESIGNS -- SURVEYS TO BE CONDUCTED AND EVALUATED -- Owners and Operators of Double-Hull Tankers -- Shipyards and Designers Building Double-Hull Tankers, Classification Societies, and Marine Architects -- FINDINGS -- References -- List of Acronyms -- APPENDICES -- APPENDIX A Biographies of Committee Members -- APPENDIX B Questionnaires -- Questionnaire for Owners and Operators of Double-Hull Tank Vessels
ISBN 0309571715 (electronic bk.)
9780309571715 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 58546812
Additional Format Print version: Effects of double-hull requirements on oil spill prevention. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press., 1996 (OCoLC)35364255.