Accession Number:

ADA028791

Title:

Commandant's International Technical Series. Volume VI. International Chamber of Shipping's Final Report on Explosions in Combination Carriers (OBO'S).

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

COAST GUARD WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

The document attached concerns an investigation by the ICS into a number of explosions that occurred between 1967 and 1972 on combination carriers. These vessels are more commonly known as OBOs oil, bulk, ore. The final report comprises an up-to-date summary of current international research efforts relating to OBO explosions and the conclusions arising therefrom. The report supersedes the Interim Report on Explosions in Combination Carriers OBOs dated January 1974.

Subject Categories:

  • Marine Engineering
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE