Azbil Corp. said that it received an order from Japan Marine United Corp. to deploy the integrated automation system of an LNG carrier for use in the US Cove Point LNG project.
After construction, the LNG carrier is slated to transport LNG mainly from the US as part of the Cove Point project. The LNG carrier will be equipped with a tri-fuel diesel electric (TFDE) propulsion system, which is capable of using low-sulfur oil as a fuel, in order to comply with US coastal environmental regulations. It also features a heat-insulated tank that boasts the world's lowest boil-off rate (BOR). Consequently, the LNG carrier is expected to provide excellent fuel efficiency and dramatically reduce environmental impact.
Azbil Corp. will deliver its Marine-DEO™ integrated automation system for the LNG carrier. The system will monitor and control cargo tank containment system, cargo handling equipment and gas supply system to diesel generator engines in the TFDE system, as well as electric power supply to the electric propulsion system.
Azbil Corp. will also provide engineering assistance and trial run support for the system. The LNG carrier requires advanced control technologies in order to safely transport LNG.
Adapted from press release by Ted Monroe
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