Application of the Anti-Sloshing Blanket to LNG Carriers and FLNG

Source: AIChE
  • Type:
    Conference Presentation
  • Conference Type:
    AIChE Spring Meeting and Global Congress on Process Safety
  • Presentation Date:
    April 3, 2012
  • Duration:
    30 minutes
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Sloshing is long problematic issue on achieving safety and reliability of LNG carriers and FLNG if the liquid level is below at a certain point in the containment system. Sloshing motion can be significantly reduced by covering the free-surface using a patented floater type blanket which is formed by connecting multiple floating units.

This paper presents effects of the anti-sloshing blanket on minimization of dynamic energy and removal of impact loads, which results in an increase in structure safety.

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