The recommendations in this document apply to transportation of API 5L steel line pipe by ship or barge. Covers both inland and marine waterways, except in cases where the specific requirement of a paragraph in this document references only marine or only inland waterway transport.
It is 39 years since sea trials of the first hovercraft. Hovercraft are a new means of
transportation, and so machinery, equipment and structural materials have had to be
adapted for successful use in their special operating environment, which differs from
that in aviation and for other marine vessels.
Rawson and Tupper's Basic Ship Theory, first published in 1968, is widely known as the standard introductory text for naval architecture students, as well as being a useful reference for the more experienced designer. The fifth edition continues to provide a balance between theory and practice. Basic Ship Theory is an essential tool for undergraduates and national vocational students of naval architecture, maritime studies, ocean and offshore engineering, and this combined hardback version will be of great assistance to practising marine engineers and naval architects.c...
This standard covers the design, construction, and location of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) installations at marine and pipeline terminals, natural gas processing plants, refineries, petrochemical plants, or tank farms. This standard covers storage vessels, loading and unloading systems, piping, or and related equipment.
In recent years the marine transportation system has come under increasing
attention. Among the concerns are its safety and efficiency, prevention of
and response to ship-caused pollution, and the use of vessels for inimical
purposes, ranging from simple lawbreaking (such as smuggling) to serving
as a vehicle or target for terrorist acts. Over the past two decades, automatic
identification systems (AIS) have been developed in response to these concerns,
and much work has been done to define AIS technical and communication