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MAN Cryo provides LNG fuel-gas supply system for Norwegian live-fish carrier

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MAN Cryo has announced that it will provide the LNG fuel-gas supply system for a Norwegian live-fish carrier ordered by Norwegian aquaculture company, Nordlaks.

According to the statement, the carrier will be the sister vessel of an identical vessel that was ordered in summer last year – again for Nordlaks – for which MAN Cryo also won the order to provide the fuel-supply system. MAN Cryo claims that the system forms part of an innovative, hybrid gas-battery propulsion solution – a first for the segment.

The vessels were designed by NSK in Norway, and will be built at Tersan Shipyard in Turkey.

Louise Andersson, Head of MAN Cryo, said: “These orders mark our entry into a new marine segment with its own unique demands. Nordlaks’ interest in exploiting sustainable technology fits seamlessly with our ambition to become a leading supplier within sectors where there is a growing demand for LNG-fuelled solutions. We are very pleased with this order from Tersan and look forward to continuing our cooperation with such a valued customer.”

MAN Cryo’s scope of supply for each vessel covers the following:

  • Two vertical vacuum insulated 146 m3 LNG tanks, each with two redundant ‘tank connecting spaces’.
  • Two BS100-GR bunker stations.
  • Two HEU 100 glycol-heat exchanger units.

One complete, the vessels will be 84.25 m long, and will have a breadth of 19.0 m. They will be capable of transporting over 600 t of live fish, particularly salmon and trout. The carriers are designed for operation at aquaculture facilities in more exposed waters and delivery of the latest vessel is expected during 2021.

Read the article online at: https://www.lngindustry.com/small-scale-lng/06062019/man-cryo-provides-lng-fuel-gas-supply-system-for-norwegian-live-fish-carrier/

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