Essays Tagged: "oil tankers"

Lighthouse Story

hy I was built here, to prevent ships from crashing into rocks or running aground, especially those oil tankers, they leave a mass that can scar this place for life. Hi! My name is Joseph Hahn; I am t ... bay. I have been here standing for 2 years now. The government established me here after the great oil tanker Shinoda ran around 3 years ago, it caused gigantic oil spill that almost covered half of ...

(2 pages) 523 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History


a seaport. Some of the industries of the town include: timber, coal, and shipbuilding. Submarines, oil tankers, electronics, and metals are also manufactured here.There was a battle over the control ...

(1 pages) 920 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Environmental Sciences and Ethics Paper-Exxon Valdez

One drunken Captain Joseph J. Hazelwood creates the world’s worst oil spill with the help from Exxon USA. Exxon enabled Captain Hazelwood, a drunk, to have control of ... the help from Exxon USA. Exxon enabled Captain Hazelwood, a drunk, to have control of one of their oil tankers. Since Exxon knew of Hazelwood’s alcohol problem, they bare a large part of the bla ... art of the blame that causes this environmental disaster.The harbor pilot gives back control of the oil tanker Exxon Valdez, to Hazelwood. The captain started giving a series of unusual orders such as ...

(5 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Oil Pollution Prevention (Structural Features of Crude Oil Tanker, Cargo Handling Equipments, Operational Practices)

IntroductionAt the present time, modern civilization is largely dependent on oil and its by-products. Vast quantities of liquid products are transported by tankers throughout th ... h tanker traffic has become number one priority in the anti-pollution campaign. Given the fact that oil tankers have been involved in a number of damaging and high-profile oil spills which costs milli ... ated 1978 Protocol (MARPOL) attempt to eliminate intentional pollution of the marine environment by oil and other harmful substances through setting mandatory regulations to control such activities wo ...

(13 pages) 1140 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Global Ship Building

na, Japan and Korea have attained a monopoly on the construction of larger merchant vessels such as oil tankers, bulk carriers, container ships and roll on/ roll off vessels. The resulting monopoly ha ... e youngest type of vessel at an average age of 10.6 years, followed by bulk carriers at 16.6 years, oil tankers at 17 years and general cargo ships at 24.6 years (Jefferson, 2011).New vessels are gene ...

(5 pages) 11 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics