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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
Note Committee Chair: Douglas C. Wolcott.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents ""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""
""International Regulatory Regime""""Other 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""
""Historical and Projected Tanker Demand""""Current 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 Industry""""OWNERSHIP, 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 CONCERNS""""COMPARATIVE 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""
Note Print version record.
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