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GTT receives order from Korean shipyard to design cryogenic fuel tanks of LNG-fuelled box newbuilds

26 Jul 2022

Engineering firm GTT (Gaztransport and Technigaz) on Monday (25 July) said it has received an order from its partner the Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) in the second quarter of 2022, to design the cryogenic fuel tanks of six new liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled container vessels, on behalf of CMA CGM Group. 

These vessels, each capable of carrying 8,000 containers, will be equipped with an LNG fuel tank with a capacity of 6,000m3. Each LNG fuel tank will be fitted with the Mark III Flex membrane containment Technology.

The deliveries of the vessels are scheduled from the fourth quarter of 2024 to the fourth quarter of 2025.

This order brings the total number of container vessels equipped, or to be equipped, with GTT technology to 80.

Philippe Berterottière, Chairman and CEO of GTT, declared: “This order underlines the renewed confidence of our partner CMA CGM in GTT’s technologies to equip its LNG-powered container ships.

The GTT group is proud to put its technological innovation at the service of the decarbonisation of global maritime transport.”

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Photo credit: GTT
Published: 26 July, 2022

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