Apparatus and method for lng carrier propulsion

Apparatus and method for lng carrier propulsion

  • CN 101,224,786 B
  • Filed: 04/26/2007
  • Issued: 08/08/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/17/2007
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. propelling unit;

  • Be used for liquified natural gas carrier (LNGC);

    Said liquified natural gas carrier (LNGC) comprises a boil-off gas reliquefaction plant;

    Be used for the boil-off gas that the liquefied natural gas accumulator tank produces is liquefied, also the said boil-off gas of liquefaction again is returned to said liquefied natural gas accumulator tank, said propelling unit is characterised in that and comprises;

    Single main diesel motor;

    Cardan shaft is connected to said main diesel motor separably;

    AndThe electrical motor that is used to advance is connected to said cardan shaft separably, and, be used to operate the said electrical motor of supplying power to of said boil-off gas reliquefaction plant,Wherein said electrical motor is connected in parallel to two phase inverters that are used for said boil-off gas reliquefaction plant.

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