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(Central University, Government of India)

May/June 2016 End Semester Examinations B.Tech. (Marine Engineering)

Sixth Semester Double Hull Tanker Vessels (UG11 E1601/E 2601)

Date : 21.06.2016 Time: 3 Hrs

Max Marks: 100


Pass Marks:


(3 x 10 = 30 Marks)

( Compulsory Question)



What is the difference between “Clean Ballast tanks” and “Segregated Ballast tanks”?


Explain what “Free Surface Effect” is and how such effect can be minimized.


What is Crude Oil Washing system for Tanker Vessel and what is its advantage?


What are “Lightweight” and “Deadweight” of a ship?


Write any three advantages of Double hull over single hull ships.


Write about CAS.


Explain the term duct keel and bilge keel.


What is the use of a scrubber tower in a inert gas system of a tanker vessel


Explain the terms ‘Hogging’ and ‘Sagging’ with stating the positions of wave on ship’s hull.


What is Ballast Water Management and Ballast Water Treatment

Part - B Answer any five of the followings

(5 x14 = 70 Marks)

2 ) (a) Give a list of various loads which are to be considered for structural strength calculations of a tanker.

(b) Justify with reason why longitudinal framing system of construction is preferred for most tankers

instead of transverse framing system.



Draw outline sketch of a submersible pump and explain how it operates including cargo stripping and

cofferdam purging system.



Write in detail about Schedule for phasing out of single hull tankers in detail along with the different

categories and dates for each according to IMO.



Draw a cross sectional view of mid cargo hold of a double hull tanker and Name all the parts of the structures.


6) a) Describe about the assumptions made regarding to the external and internal forming the rules for double hull tanker vessel construction.

b) Explain hydrostatically balanced loading.

environment while



Particulars of a Double Hull Tanker are as under:


LBP = 185.0 mtr.; B(mld) = 29.1 mtr.; D(mld) = 15.4 mtr.; DWT = 46,000 mt.; Calculate the following in compliance with MARPOL Regulations with various amendments:

a) Minimum amidship draft with segregated ballast

b) Maximum trim by stern with segregated ballast

c) Approximate ford. & aft. drafts in segregated ballast condition

d) Minimum width of double side (i.e. distance of cargo space from side shell plate)

e) Minimum depth of double bottom (i.e. distance of cargo space from bottom shell plate)


Explain in short and with layout diagram the rule requirements, design criteria & capacity of

inert gas

system on Oil Tanker Vessels to avoid explosion risks.