Weather-related economics of natural gas transport for two propulsion plant configurations.

AuthorsGrin R. and Voorde E. van de
Conference/JournalRINA Conference 'Design and operation of gas carriers', 23-24 Sep 2004, London.
DateJan 1, 2004

It has always been difficult to incorporate the effect of environmental conditions into an economical evaluation. This study shows that scenario simulations can be a valuable tool to get an idea about the uncertainties concerning power demand and roundtrip duration due to wind, waves and current.

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stability, seakeeping and ocean engineeringseakeeping