Tankers can range in size of capacity from several hundred tons, which includes vessels for servicing small harbours and coastal settlements, to several hundred thousand tons, for long-range haulage. Besides ocean- or seagoing tankers there are also specialized inland-waterway tankers which operate on rivers and canals with an average cargo capacity up to some thousand tons. A wide range of products are carried by tankers, including:
Tankers are a relatively new concept, dating from the later years of the 19th century. Before this, technology had simply not supported the idea of carrying bulk liquids. The market was also not geared towards transporting or selling cargo in bulk, therefore most ships carried a wide range of different products in different holds and traded outside fixed routes. Liquids were usually loaded in casks—hence the term "tonnage", which refers to the volume of the holds in terms of how many tuns or casks of wine could be carried. Even potable water, vital for the survival of the crew, was stowed in casks. Carrying bulk liquids in earlier ships posed several problems:
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations should keep negotiating with Yemen’s Houthi rebels but also look at other possible options to ensure that an oil tanker moored off the war-torn country’s coast loaded with more than 1 million barrels of crude oil doesn’t rupture or explode causing an environmental catastrophe, the U.N.
UNITED NATIONS – UN envoy for Yemen said Tuesday the international body should keep negotiating with Yemen’s Houthi militias but also look at other options so an oil tanker with more than a million barrels of crude oil, moored off the war-torn country’s coast, doesn’t rupture or explode causing an environmental catastrophe.
The United Nations should keep negotiating with Yemen’s Houthi rebels but also look at other possible options to ensure that an oil tanker moored off the war-torn country’s coast loaded with more than 1 million barrels of crude oil doesn’t rupture or explode causing an environmental catastrophe, the UN envoy for Yemen said Tuesday.
With the sea ice now thinner and disappearing sooner in the spring, several countries have had their eyes on the Arctic, both for access to valuable natural resources, including the fossil fuels whose use is now driving global warming, and as a shorter route for commercial ships ... The route cut the shipping time by nearly half. Arctic shipping routes.
Dr Farag said ...Major General Prof. Dr. Mohammed Ahmed bin Fahd said ... Our coastline is constantly growing and changing. There is continuous development of real estate projects, waterfronts, and marinas for luxury yachts, ships and boats. “Moreover, Dubai’s ports are among the most active, receiving over 21,000 ships and giant tankers annually.
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On the other hand, the increase in the number of ships, including tankers carrying hazardous and toxic substances, is a serious source of threat to Istanbul... It is assumed that the channel's throughput capacity will be about 160 ships per day, including tankers with a deadweight of up to 300,000 tons, he said.
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That was the most recent in a series of setbacks for the project. NorthwestInnovationWorks (NWIW), the developer of the proposed $2.3bn refinery, had intended to produce methanol from fracked natural gas imported from Canada and ship it to Asia. Tankeroperator Hafnia and Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K ... It has now, however, terminated its lease.