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What is Oil Tankers?

What is Oil Tankers

Oil tankers are used to transport crude oil and refined petroleum products. They ensure the safe and efficient delivery of oils to the refineries and distribution centers. There are different types of oil tankers based on their size. VLCC (Very Large Crude Carrier) is one of the largest.

Key Features of Oil Tankers:

  • Oil tankers contain specialized tanks that withstand high pressures and temperatures to safely store and transport large quantities of oil.
  • Specialized tanks for different liquids
  • Contains safety features like double hulls, inert gas systems, and sophisticated monitoring systems to prevent spills and ensure safe transport.
  • Oil tankers of various sizes are available depending upon the volume of oil to transport. They range from small coastal tankers to massive Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) and Ultra Large Crude Carriers (ULCCs)
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