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Gas carriers

Gas carriers are vessels specifically designed for the transportation of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and other types of gas products. These specialized ships are equipped with advanced technology and systems to ensure the safe and efficient transport of gas in its liquid state.

Gas carriers are crucial in the global energy trade, as they enable the transportation of natural gas over long distances, connecting suppliers and consumers across the world. LNG, in particular, has become an increasingly popular energy source due to its low environmental impact and efficiency.

These vessels are designed with double hulls and insulated cargo tanks to prevent leakage and maintain the temperature of the gas. Gas carriers are equipped with advanced navigation systems, gas-handling equipment, and safety features to ensure the smooth and secure transport of the cargo.

To learn more about gas carriers and their significance in the energy industry, you can visit the following active websites:

1. International Gas Union (IGU) – Gas Carrier Committee:
Description: This website provides detailed information about gas carriers, including technical aspects, safety standards, and regulatory frameworks. The International Gas Union’s Gas Carrier Committee focuses on facilitating knowledge exchange and promoting safety in gas carrier operations.

2. Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) – Gas Carriers:
Description: This webpage from the Society for Gas as a Marine Fuel (SGMF) provides insights into gas carriers used for marine fuel applications. It highlights the role of gas carriers in the transition towards cleaner marine fuels and provides valuable resources on safety, best practices, and industry developments.

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