Independent tanks

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Independent tanks are self-supporting; they do not form a part of the ship hull and are not essential to the hull strength. There are three categories of independent tanks: type A, type B and type C (pressure vessels). IMO type B independent tanks were developed by Moss Rosenberg, using spherical tanks, and by Ishikawajima Heavy Industries, using self-supporting prismatic tanks. The US classification society ABS has very recently given approval in principle to a new type B cylindrical tank with spherical dished ends that has been developed by Houston-based Ocean LNG Inc



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