ABS has issued an approval in principle (AiP) to Lemissoler Navigation for its design of a 65K DWT methanol-fueled Ultramax bulk carrier, the first such methanol vessel for China’s shipbuilding industry.
Methanol is a promising fuel source to reduce shipping emissions, and this new design from Lemissoler is an exciting opportunity for China shipbuilding to show leadership once again in the decarbonization of our industry.
… said Vassilios Kroustallis, ABS Senior Vice President, Global Business Development. According to the statement, ABS completed design reviews based on class and statutory requirements.
Furthermore, Zhou Zhi-yong, Vice President of SDARI stated that SDARI is always committed to tailormade and deliver practical solutions to customers’ demands, offering an optimized design to satisfy future maritime rules and regulations.
We at Lemissoler are once again pioneering new technological and innovative designs for our Dry Bulk fleet. The collaboration with SDARI and ABS is proof of how much can be achieved collectively. This new evolution design is another step toward Lemissoler’s target to become net zero by 2045,
… added Philippos Philis, Chairman and CEO of Lemissoler Navigation.