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DNV GL grants AiP for LNG-fuelled Aframax tanker

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DNV GL has announced that it has awarded Korea’s Daehan Shipbuilding Co. Ltd (DHSC) approval in principle (AiP) for the design of an LNG-fuelled 115 000 DWT Aframax tanker.

Yong-Duk Park said: “We believe the completion of this joint development project will allow us to take a competitive position in a challenging market. Eco-friendly designs enabled DHCS to win newbuilding orders. The result of the JDP will be another enabler for us to strengthen our marketing strategy.

“We appreciate DNV GL’s efforts to ensure a successful JDP. Widening and deepening the technical expertise is essential to achieve DHSC’s vision to be the best medium-sized shipyard in Korea. DNV GL is the right partner to accomplish this.”

According to the statement, DNV GL reviewed and verified drawing packages related to gas-fuelled systems submitted by DHSC.

During the AiP presentation ceremony, Vidar Dolonen said: “We are pleased to deliver this AiP to DHSC after an intensive six-month project and successful completion.

“We appreciate that DHSC has chosen us as a partner in the project, trusting our expertise in gas-fuelled ships. This AiP is another concrete indication that the shipping industry is progressing in reducing its environmental impact.”

Read the article online at: https://www.lngindustry.com/small-scale-lng/04012019/dnv-gl-grants-aip-for-lng-fuelled-aframax-tanker/

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