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Kawasaki receives AIP for its LPG system

ABS recently announced that granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Kawasaki Heavy Industries regarding its LPG as fuel system design. Specifically, KHI highlights that its dual-fuel engine is capable of using both marine diesel oil and LPG as fuel, while reduces fuel consumption, following the NOx Tier 3 regulations.

DNV GL approves Hudong-Zhonghua largest gas-fueled vessel design

The shipbuilding company, Hudong-Zhonghua was awarded with an Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate from DNV GL for its largest gas-fueled 25000TEU Ultra Large Container vessel (ULCS) design at the CSSC booth. The award ceremony was held at the Marintec China trade fair in Shanghai.

Rolls-Royce receives AIP for hybrid tug propulsion technology

Rolls-Royce received Approval in Principle (AIP) from ABS for its hybrid propulsion system for tractor tugs. The AIP was granted after evaluating the world’s first hybrid tug, which will be the first tug boat installed with the Rolls-Royce hybrid propulsion system.

LR grants AiP to HHI for LPG VLGC design

Lloyd’s Register granted Hyundai Heavy Industries an AiP for a VLGC design capable of using LPG as fuel. It is the first time the shipyard has received an AiP for LPG as a fuel design, as per the new IGC code.  This AiP opens up the way for VLGC operators, who are trying to limit GHG emissions. 

ABS grants AIP to Hyundai Heavy’s FPSO hull design

The design basis is storing 2 Mbbl of crude oil in the barge-shaped hull, applying mainly shipbuilding standards, and combining offshore production facility features, such as a 25-year lifetime without drydocking, and structural reinforcement for Topside structure installation.

ABS grants Hudong-Zhonghua AIP for new VLEC

The new VLEC will incorporate a specialized membrane cargo containment system, which will carry liquid gas cargoes like ethane and propane. The vessel was designed with a minimum cargo temperature of -94℃, supporting a low cargo boil-off rate.

DSIC wins double DNV GL Approval in Principle

Dalian Shipbuilding Industry has received Approval in Principle certificates from classification society DNV GL for a new shuttle tanker and a column stabilized crane unit designs, on the sidelines of Marintec China trade fair in Shanghai.

LR grants approval for HMD’s LNG cargo handling system

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has received approval in principle from Lloyd’s Register for a cargo handling system design for a 6,600 m³ LNG bunkering vessel. The design was jointly developed by HMD and the Hyundai Heavy Industries Corporate Research Centre.  

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