Tanker is the debut album by New Zealand band, Bailter Space, released in 1988. It features more minimalist playing and a less claustrophobic/dense overall sound than the band's later releases. The hyperkinetic song "Grader Spader" was released as a 12" single/EP.
Matador Records reissued Tanker on CD in 1995; the 1987 Nelsh EP (including the songs "New Man", "El Whizzo", "Our Aim", "I'm in Love with These Times", "Separate Circles", and "Now I Will Live") was tacked on as well. This marked the first time either had appeared on CD format.
Tankers can range in size of capacity from several hundred tons, which includes vessels for servicing small harbours and coastal settlements, to several hundred thousand tons, for long-range haulage. Besides ocean- or seagoing tankers there are also specialized inland-waterway tankers which operate on rivers and canals with an average cargo capacity up to some thousand tons. A wide range of products are carried by tankers, including:
Tankers are a relatively new concept, dating from the later years of the 19th century. Before this, technology had simply not supported the idea of carrying bulk liquids. The market was also not geared towards transporting or selling cargo in bulk, therefore most ships carried a wide range of different products in different holds and traded outside fixed routes. Liquids were usually loaded in casks—hence the term "tonnage", which refers to the volume of the holds in terms of how many tuns or casks of wine could be carried. Even potable water, vital for the survival of the crew, was stowed in casks. Carrying bulk liquids in earlier ships posed several problems:
It also handles all the operational details such as arranging transportation to the customers for leasing parties, loading of liquid product in tanker trucks, flexi bags or IBCs, or even in drums as per requirements of clients for onward dispatch ... the lease Agreement was signed.
NORDEN’s Asset Management division – which handles buying, selling, and leasing of dry cargo and product tanker vessels – is capitalising on rising asset values in the dry cargo market through vessel sales ... of NORDEN’s portfolio of owned and leased vessels.
Since the start of the year, bulk carrier prices have increased by around 80%, which by the end of Q2 had resulted in a rise of more than $350m in the market value of Norden’s portfolio of owned and leased vessels. Having shifted exposure away from the tanker ...
Members of the new investment group include ScorpioTankers, which currently owns, finances, leases, or bareboat charters-in 131 product tankers (42 LR2 tankers, 12 LR1 Tankers, 63 MR tankers, and 14 Handymax tankers) as well as MSEA, a shipping investment company with particular ...
Two tankers collided in heavy fog, sending 800,000 gallons of oil into the water ...The American Trader, an 800-foot tanker leased by British Petroleum, struck its port anchor while riding in heavy swells about 7,200 feet off Huntington Beach ... The tanker arrived Jan.
The project is under the direction of the museum’s Robert Richards who explained that the Pioneer Oil Museum hopes to renovate the old depot and place a PS&N tanker currently located on an old oil lease in Allentown on the steel rails that were put in place Saturday.
"Considering the cost of fuel and leasing of a 2 million barrel tanker for a 5-day journey, using the Jask oil terminal reduces expenses by at least $300,000 in total," Reza Dehkordi told IRNA news agency on Wednesday ... This reduction in costs is even greater when the tanker is leased for a single shipment, with rentals reaching $70,000 per day.
Reza Dehkordi told IRNA on Wednesday that the cost reduction, of course, is higher in case the tanker is owned only for once in Iran, because in that case, the tanker's rent will go up to $ 70,000 per day, but the tanker's rental is lower in cases where it is leased to a few consignments, and it will also reach about $50,000 per day ... 6125**2050 ....