LNG Ships - LNG Ships Some of the first experiments with...

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LNG Ships Some of the first experiments with liquid natural gas dates back to the beginning of the nineteenth century British physicist and chemist Michael Faraday. He experimented with liquefying different gases at low temperatures and different pressures. The first compressor refrigerator which was practical to use was built by German engineer Karl van Linde in Munich in 1873. The first real evidence of transporting LNG was 1914, in the United States when a man by the name of Godfrey Cabot submitted a patent that entailed a ship or barge designed to carry liquid gas. There is no record of this ship ever being built, but the design was quickly advancing. West Virginia in 1912, while the first commercial liquefication plant was built in Cleveland The first liquefied natural gas plant was built in, Ohio, in 1941. The LNG was stored in insulated tanks at atmospheric pressure. The first shipment of LNG was transported in January of 1959, to the UK in a converted World War II freighter. This first shipment left from Lake,
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course LNG 230 taught by Professor Tisch during the Spring '07 term at United States Merchant Marine Academy.

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