GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz), via its US subsidiary GTT North America, has signed an agreement with Conrad Shipyard, for the future production of LNG membrane tanks using GTT's technology.
The signing of an agreement initiates the process of training and preparing Conrad Shipyard, a major US shipbuilder based in Morgan City, Louisiana, to offer GTT's membrane containment technologies for LNG storage, transportation, and fuel tanks.
The training process will include the construction of a membrane tank model to exhibit Conrad Shipyard's manufacturing and installation expertise. The successful construction of the model tank will demonstrate the shipyard's experience in the production of membrane technologies.
This partnership demonstrates the continued commitment of both GTT North America and Conrad Shipyard to the development of the LNG fuel market in the US, including small and mid-scale LNG infrastructure.
Earlier in 2014, Conrad and Bristol Harbor Group International (BHGI) developed a concept design for a 4200 m3 LNG bunker barge, adapting BHGI's proven 35,000 barrel oil barge platform technology to include two LNG cargo tanks fitted with GTT's Mark III Flex Containment System technology.
Adapted from press release by Katie Woodward
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