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Safety of Cargo Handling and Transport Liquefied Natural Gas by Sea. Dangerous Properties of LNG and Actual Situation of LNG Fleet
1 Gdynia Maritime University, Gdynia, Poland
ABSTRACT: Natural gas becomes very important source of energy. There is only one economical solution of transport natural gas to distant destination ? LNG ? Liquefied Natural Gas. The LNG fleet is growing very fast and fleet characteristic is changing. Very popular is myth that gas carriers are sailing bombs ? is it true? Properties of LNG compare with other liquid cargos show the true.
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Citation note:
Starosta A.: Safety of Cargo Handling and Transport Liquefied Natural Gas by Sea. Dangerous Properties of LNG and Actual Situation of LNG Fleet. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 1, No. 4, pp. 427-431, 2007

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