Below are the first 10 and last 10 pages of uncorrected machine-read text (when available) of this chapter, followed by the top 30 algorithmically extracted key phrases from the chapter as a whole.
Intended to provide our own search engines and external engines with highly rich, chapter-representative searchable text on the opening pages of each chapter. Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages.
Do not use for reproduction, copying, pasting, or reading; exclusively for search engines.
OCR for page 45
EFFECTS OF DOUBLE-HULL REQUIREMENTS ON OIL SPILL PREVENTION: Interim Report List of Acronyms 13F Regulation 13F of Annex I of MARPOL 73/78 13G Regulation 13G of Annex I of MARPOL 73/78 ABS American Bureau of Shipping AIMS American Institute of Merchant Shipping ASIS Association for Structural Improvement of Shipbuilding Industry DB double-bottom DS double-side DWT deadweight tons; a measure of the carrying capacity of a vessel IMO International Maritime Organization; the United Nations agency reponsible for maritime safety and environmental protection of the seas ISMC International Safety Management Code ISSC International Ship and Offshore Structures Congress JAMRI Japan Maritime Research Institute LNG liquified natural gas LOOP Louisiana Offshore Oil Port LPG liquified petroleum gas
OCR for page 46
EFFECTS OF DOUBLE-HULL REQUIREMENTS ON OIL SPILL PREVENTION: Interim Report M/T millions of tons MARAD Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation MARIENV 95 International Conference on Technologies for Marine Environment Preservation, Tokyo, Japan, September 24–29, 1995 MARPOL, MARPOL 73/78 The International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships, adopted in 1973 and amended in 1978 MB/D millions of barrels per day MEPC Marine Environmental Protection Committee of the International Maritime Organization MEPC30 the 30th session of the Marine Environmental Protection Committee MIT Massachusetts Institute of Tecnology MOU Memorandum of Understanding MSI Maritime Strategies International, London; a firm specializing in historical marine shipping fleet and economic data MT/Y millions of tons per year MT/D millions of tons per day NRC National Research Council OPA, OPA 90 Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (P.L. 101-380) PIRA PIRA Energy Group PL protectively located SBT segregated ballast tanks Section 4115 Section 4115 of the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 SNAME Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers SOLAS Safety of Life at Sea STCW Convention for Standards for Training, Certification and Watchkeeping VLCC very large crude carrier; refers to vessels of more than 175,000 DWT
Representative terms from entire chapter: