Duncan Gaskin of Parker Bestobell Marine explores the growth of high-pressure valve sales coincident to the demand for liquefied natural gas in the marine sector.
Safety is paramount in the marine industry and this has had a huge influence on cryogenic valve design. The trend towards more environmentally friendly liquified natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel means that cryogenic valves are increasingly being required in this sector, which has driven equipment suppliers to develop ...
Historically LNG has been shipped in large liquefied natural gas carriers (LNGC) with capacities of up to 260,000 cubic meters (cbm) over long distances from gas rich countries to developed countries. The rules and regulations surrounding ships built for this purpose are well established and are known as the International ...
Duncan Gaskin, Sales Manager for Bestobell Valves, a specialist manufacturer of cryogenic globe and check valves for LNG ships, discusses global transport standards.
When you consider the extremes of temperature in liquefied natural gas (LNG) applications, it is easy to see why choice of the right valve is essential. The right valves should optimize safety, offer longevity, and be able to withstand the individual conditions of that application. And this is no less ...
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