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Bureau Veritas publishes LNG Bunkering notation

 Bureau Veritas has published requirements for LNG Bunkering tankers. The requirements, set out in Rule Note NR 620 LNG Bunkering Ship, cover special arrangements for ships carrying LNG which will transfer that LNG to ships using LNG as fuel.Jean-Francois Segretain, Technical Director, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore Division, says,“Establishing a secure and safe LNG bunkering chain is the key to a swift uptake of LNG fuel across shipping. We believe that small-scale LNG bunker vessels will play a key role in developing that chain. These rules help ensure safe development of this new type of ships. Of the fifteen or so small-scale LNG ships ordered so far ten are to BV class so we are driving this sector forward.”NR 620 covers the design and installation of the LNG transfer systems from bunkering ship to the receiving ship and the vapour transfer system from the receiving ship to bunkering ship, including LNG hoses, transfer arms and auxiliary systems for handling the LNG system. The design and installation of the equipment intended for boil-off gas management on the bunkering ship and the design and installation of the gas piping system of the bunkering ship are also set out. There is a separate ...

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