Petroleum Calculation Series: Gas Tanker Terms
Sep08

Petroleum Calculation Series: Gas Tanker Terms

Absolute Pressure The absolute pressure is the total of the gauge pressure plus the pressure of the surrounding atmosphere. Absolute Temperature The fundamental temperature scale with its zero at absolute zero and expressed in degrees Kelvin. One degree Kelvin is equal to one degree Celsius or one degree Centigrade. For the purpose of practical calculations in order to convert Celsius to Kelvin add 273. It is normal for the degree...

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Updated: Marine Survey Software
Jul08

Updated: Marine Survey Software

Recently, I have updated marine survey software for better performance and assist your fast calculation during surveying. In this version there are some updates includes: – Clean and Larger interface with simple and easy data input for the survey. – The software created basis Microsoft Excel files that works best with excel 2007-2013 and it could also working with excel 97-2003. – The presentation is creates by...

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Draft Survey: Barge Overhang Method
Jul04

Draft Survey: Barge Overhang Method

I found this alternative method from draft survey course book, hope it usable. Frankly, I never use this method yet, as we required the barge owners to provide the hydrostatic table for draft survey. The overhang method use the same principles with the method of calculating the volume of a prism. The weight of the barge will be getting by multiplying the volume with the water density where the barge is afloat. Measure the dimension of...

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International Institute of Marine Surveying
Jun14

International Institute of Marine Surveying

As marine surveyor, you might need organisation to develop your knowledge and experience. Today I will post you one of them called International Institute of Marine Surveying (IIMS). This is an independent, non-political organisation promoting the professionalism, recognition and training of marine surveyors worldwide. The IIMS is held marine surveying training, short courses and distance learning. Right now, the representative office...

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Cargo: Definition and Terminology
May22

Cargo: Definition and Terminology

Air draught – means the vertical distance from the surface of the water to the highest point of the ship’s mast or aerial. Bale space capacity – is that cubic capacity of a cargo space when the breadth is measured from the inside of the cargo battens (spar ceiling) and the measured depth is from the wood tank top ceiling to the underside of the deck beams. The length is measured from the inside of the fore and aft bulkhead stiffeners....

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