DNV GL has awarded an Approval in Principle (AIP) to Daehan Shipbuilding (DHSC) for a new design of small-size LPG carriers in the range of 5,000-7,000 DWT.
Breakthrough in vessel design alongside a bilobe tank and cargo handling system will significantly increase maritime CO2 transportation capacity and improve viability of carbon capture and storage (CCS) chains
Petredec) has announced that they have signed a contract for the construction of up to six 93,000 cbm LPG carriers with dual fuel LPG propulsion at Jiangnan Shipyard Co. Ltd.
The Korean Register (KR) has presented Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) with the world’s first Cyber Security (CS Ready) class notation for a very large liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier.
Introduced through the newly published Guide for Gas and Other Low-Flashpoint Fuel Ready Vessels, the new approach is the latest contribution from ABS to assist the industry with the adoption of new fuel technologies.
The technology group Wärtsilä’s LPG Fuel Supply System (LFSS) has successfully completed full scale testing with a full sized 2-stroke marine engine burning liquid petroleum gas (LPG) as fuel.
Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. delivered on February 9 the CRYSTAL ANGEL, an 82,200 m3 capacity LPG carrier, for KUMIAI NAVIGATION LTD. This is the 61th LPG carrier and the 12th vessel of the same type to be built by the company.
HYUNDAI HEAVY INDUSTRY recently received AiP for the LPG fuel supply system. This fuel supply system is a system that reliably supplies LPG fuel according to the pressure and temperature conditions of the engine. It is installed on 600,000 m3 LPG carriers.
As the maritime industry looks to reduce emissions to air and work towards the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) greenhouse gas reduction strategy, alternative fuels are coming to the fore.