Live from SMM 2018

The Seatrade Maritime reporting team brings you all the key stories in the run-up to, and live on the ground during, SMM 2018, the international maritime trade fair.

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 7 September 2018

© Copyright 2019 Seatrade Informa Markets. Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Seatrade Informa Markets.

Related Topics

Bob Jaques

Author Bio ▼

Editor of Seatrade Maritime Review Bob Jaques is the editor of Seatrade Maritime Review with over 20 years' experience as a maritime journalist and moderator of shipping conferences. Before that he was based in Geneva and wrote for a number of international business and consumer titles, in the fields of aerospace, media and travel.

Sign up to get the latest Maritime News headlines emailed directly to your inbox