DNV GL approves in principle new Flex LNG carrier design

DNV GL awarded China’s Jiangnan Shipyard an approval in principle (AiP) for its new Flex LNG carrier design, LNG Jumbo, at the SMM trade fair in Hamburg this week.

LNG Jumbo is described as a flexible, efficient and environmentally friendly design, which was developed by Jiangnan in cooperation with ship designer MARIC, containment specialist GTT, DNV GL and major equipment manufacturers.

The ship uses the GTT Mark III Flex cargo containment system, and is equipped with four standard cargo holds, with a capacity of 175,000 cbm. means the design is ready for the incoming regulations.

Seatrade Maritime News is reporting live from SMM 2018

“I am very pleased to be able to present this certificate to Jiangnan Shipyard, continuing a very productive and longstanding relationship,” said Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, ceo of DNV GL - Maritime.

“Jiangnan Shipyard had been continuously developing their ability to offer new and advanced vessel designs and we are very proud to have been part of this process.”

Posted 07 September 2018

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