Class societies CCS and DNV have each awarded an Approval in Principle (AiP) certificate to the green methanol-fuelled VLCC ship design jointly developed by COSCO Shipping Energy Transportation Co., Ltd. and China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC), announced CSSC’s subsidiary Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Co. (DSIC) on Thursday (17 February).
This project is another cooperation between the two parties after the successful development, design and construction of the world’s first LNG dual-fuel VLCC for COSCO Shipping Energy.
The research and development projects will contribute to the shipping industry’s “zero carbon” future.
As a ship assembly enterprise with research and development design, construction and equipment manufacturing capabilities, DSIC has been at the forefront in the application of green and environmentally-friendly new technologies.
Photo credit: DSIC
Published: 21 February, 2022
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