GTT announced that received an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, to equip two LNG carriers with its NO96 GW containment system. DSME shipyard based in Geoje – South Korea – will build the vessels of 173,400 m3 each, on behalf of a European ship-owner. Deliveries are scheduled in 2019.
Hyundai Merchant Marine has singed a letter of intent with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering for the construction of five 300,000 dwt very large crude carriers, with an option of five more vessels. Discussion about LNG carrier engine & Eco-friendly technology will be also made.
DSME and DNV GL presented the results of a joint development project for the design of an innovative, efficient LNG carrier based on today’s technology, at the Gastech 2017 conference in Tokyo, Japan. An important consideration for the design of the vessel is the shift towards lower, more energy-efficient transit speeds.
Excelerate Energy has announced that it has executed a Letter of Intent with Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering for the delivery of up to seven floating storage and regasification units.
DSME and Kongsberg Maritime recently signed a Joint Development Agreement (JDA), which enables DSME to utilise Kongsberg Maritime’s Dynamic Process Simulator ‘K-Spice’ and the ‘K-Chief’ automation and control system for the joint development of the vessel’s regasification control system..
The second M-type, Electronically Controlled, Gas Injection (MEGI)-Type LNG carrier in the world, Oak Spirit, has been successfully delivered to Cheniere Energy. Since then, the vessel has begun her maiden voyage under the command of Captain Matthew Sumner.
General Dynamics NASSCO recently celebrated the christening and launch of the Constitution, the sixth ship in a series of eight eco-friendly tankers constructed or under construction at the company’s San Diego-based shipyard.
Athens-based company Maran Gas Maritime announced that it has signed new contracts with DSME for the construction of two ME-GI powered LNG carriers and two very large crude carriers (VLCCs).
The agreement stipulates that DSME will build a mock-up aiming at validating both the assembly and the cryogenic performance of the membrane containment system, and includes a study on the adaptation of industrial means in order to optimize manufacturing costs.
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