Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has been granted a new approval in principle (AIP) *1 by Bureau Veritas (BV), a world leader in testing, inspection, and certification. The approval is for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel gas supply system (FGSS) for marine four-stroke dual-fuel engines*2. The approval was confirmed in a presentation ceremony at Mitsubishi Shipbuilding’s Headquarters in Yokohama.
The FGSS comprises an LNG fuel tank, gas supply unit, control systems, and other relevant equipment. The system was developed mainly to be installed on coastal ferries and small to mid-sized cargo ships.