TGE Marine Gas Engineering has signed an LNG bunkering contract with Hanjin Heavy Industries of Korea.
TGE Marine won the contract for the design and supply of the cargo handling system, LNG fuel gas system and LNG cargo tanks for the world’s first 5100 m3 capacity LNG bunker ship.
The ship was ordered by NYK/GDF SUEZ and is scheduled for delivery in 2016. The bunker vessel will operate out of the Zeebrugge port and serve clients operating in the ECA zones of the North and Baltic Seas.
TGE Marine has worked with several potential clients on conceptual designs for all kinds of new generation bunker ships ranging from 2000 - 7500 m3 capacity in size.
Manfred Küver, CEO of TGE Marine’s said: “We are delighted to have been selected by Hanjin Heavy Industries and NYK/GDF SUEZ as supplier for the gas handling system.
“TGE Marine has worked for quite some years on the development of LNG bunker ships and we consider this new segment as a potential growth area for the future."
Adapted from press release by Ted Monroe
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