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Corp Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Tank Vessel Design.
Title Tanker spills : prevention by design / Committee on Tank Vessel Design, Marine Board, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, National Research Council.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1991.

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Subject Tankers -- Accidents.
Oil spills.
Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 350 pages) : illustrations
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Summary "Can we design an oil tanker that meets our complex demands for environmental protection, economical operation, and crew safety? This volume evaluates and ranks a wide variety of tank ship hull designs proposed by experts around the world. Based on extensive research and studies, the book explores the implications of our rising demand for petroleum and increase in tanker operations; U.S. government regulations and U.S. Coast Guard policies regarding designs for new tank vessel construction; how new ship design would affect crew safety, maintenance, inspection, and other technical issues; the prospects for retrofitting existing tankers to reduce the risk of oil spills; and more. The conclusions and recommendations will be particularly important to maritime safety regulators in the United States and abroad; naval architects; ship operators and engineers; and officials in the petroleum, shipping, and marine insurance industries."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585002029 (electronic bk.)
9780585002026 (electronic bk.)
0309043778 (hardcover)
9780309043779 (hardcover)
OCLC # 42328494
Additional Format Print version: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Tank Vessel Design. Tanker spills. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1991 0309043778 (DLC) 91012489 (OCoLC)23356523