GTT has announced that it has received an order from the Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of a new 174 000 m3 LNG carrier, on behalf of the Greek shipowner Minerva.
According to the statement, the tanks of this unit will be fitted with the Mark III Flex+ membrane containment system developed by GTT, offering a guaranteed boil-off rate of 0.07% of tank volume/day. It is scheduled for delivery in 1Q21.
The Chairman and CEO of GTT, Philippe Berterottière, said: “We are very pleased of the renewed trust of our excellent partner Samsung Heavy Industries as well as welcome Minerva for its entry this year into the LNG industry. This order brings up to five the number of LNG carriers to be equipped with this new Mark III Flex+ technology.”
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