A look at Fuel Tankers & Storage
50,000 DWT Oil & Chemical Tanker
Looking at a typical Fuel Carrier, the Vessels Dimensions, Capacity and other details. Class LR + 100A1
Before we go further into the storage that is available throughout New Zealand, we should start with the vessels carrying capacity..
Looking at this vessel.
The Maximum Fuel Storage is 536000m3 which gives us a Liters storage of 53,600.000 Liters of Fuels
There are 12 Storage Tank's, but not all are used for Fuel's
Some are: Heavy Fuel (for the engine), Slop Tanks x2, Fresh Water Tanks, Rinse fresh water tanks, Gray water holding tanks, sewage holding tanks a sludge tank, a settling tank and a few others.
Looking at types of fuel we use and store here in New Zealand
The Types of fuel we use and store are, Jet A-1, Premium, Regular, Diesel, Light Oil, Heavy Oil and Av-gas.
The storage, taken from MBIE Data, 2019 (all fuels included) ml Million Liters
All types of fuels are included.
Marsden Point 5.6ml
New Plymouth 19.0ml