Site selection and planning issues for new LNG marine terminals

Cork, S. and Bentiba, R. (2008) Site selection and planning issues for new LNG marine terminals. In: PIANC-COPEDEC 2008, 23-28 February 2008, Dubai, UAE.

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Abstract

This paper considers the site selection and planning issues associated with the development of new LNG import and export marine terminals. It describes the current LNG fleet and recent developments in vessel sizes and the basic operational and design criteria required for LNG terminal development.The key objectives early in the planning and design stages are to define the environmental parameters and operational performance needs of the terminal. The integration of environmental conditions and operational criteria to optimise terminal development can then be undertaken by applying terminal operational simulation techniques. Some actual case studies are presented in the paper, which have used these techniques in the planning and development of new LNG Terminals.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Maritime > General
Maritime > Ports, harbours and terminals
Divisions: Maritime
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email i.services@hrwallingford.com
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2020 09:48
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2020 09:48
URI: http://eprints.hrwallingford.com/id/eprint/644

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