JOURNAL OF THE MARINE ENGINEERING SOCIETY IN JAPAN
Online ISSN : 1884-4758
Print ISSN : 0388-3051
ISSN-L : 0388-3051
Volume 32 , Issue 11
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  • David R. Cusdin
    1997 Volume 32 Issue 11 Pages 814-819
    Published: November 01, 1997
    Released: May 31, 2010
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    1997 Volume 32 Issue 11 Pages 820-828
    Published: November 01, 1997
    Released: May 31, 2010
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    1997 Volume 32 Issue 11 Pages 829-835
    Published: November 01, 1997
    Released: May 31, 2010
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  • Takashi Shiotsu, Toshikazu Takase, Yoshikazu Nagai, Yasuhiro Kurose, F ...
    1997 Volume 32 Issue 11 Pages 836-850
    Published: November 01, 1997
    Released: May 31, 2010
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    We have had the recognition it is the first step of engine trouble preventive measures that properties of fuel oil are clear at the time of use based on the trade custom which quality of marine fuel oil does not have guaranteed and has transacted. Therefore, when the ship that we are operating supplies fuel oil in world each port, by picking a sample and analyzing it in our labratory, it is made use of our ship in safe operation maintenance. For safe operation of a ship, we ask for making the best of in the production and distribution processes of heavy oil to the supplier, and from now on it is necessary as a user to continue a property investigation of supplied fuel oil.
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  • Koichi Kato, Masanobu Terada, Masamichi Iwaki
    1997 Volume 32 Issue 11 Pages 851-862
    Published: November 01, 1997
    Released: May 31, 2010
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    In our expectation, the demand of natural gas will increase follow the increase in demand of energy around the world. However many small gas fields and associated gas don't put to practical use, because the transportation cost for the construction of pipeline and any establishment is bulky on utilization of gas fuel. In many cases, the way for convert the natural gas into liquid fuel on the floating vessel is favorable, allowing for the estimated amount, because these gas fields are far from consumptive area. One of these ways is the floating methanol production system. The technology of floating plant has developed follow the oil production, and has given many actual result as the oil plant, but not as the methanol production system.
    In our research, we gave the feasibility study for floating methanol production system (FMPS), proved flexibility, safety and reliability of the floating plant toward technology of methanol production, designed FMPS plant and estimated the cost of methanol production in this case, in order to effective utilization of off-shore small scale gas fields and associated gas. Moreover, we proposed to test by running the demonstration plant on the sea for setting up a foundation and proving the technical reliability of this technology.
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