A second double-hulled VLCC (very large crude carrier) built by NKK has been delivered to Bergesen d.y. AS, Norway. The Berge Stavanger follows the Berge Sigval delivered in March 1993. EXCEED TREATY Both tankers include features that, according to NKK, exceed requirements set by the International Maritime Organization's marine pollution prevention treaty mandating double hulls. The 300,000 dwt supertanker's double hun extends along its sides and bottom. Additionally, the cargo-oil tanks and ballast tanks are separately arranged to ensure maximum protection against leakage. And the tanks and piping systems are made...

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