Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., a member of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) Group, based in Yokohama, on Tuesday (24 December) said it has delivered the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel supply system "FGSS (Fuel Gas Supply System)" for dual fuel marine engines.
This system will be installed onboard the first LNG fuelled pure car carrier (PCC) built in Japan, which is currently under construction at Shin Kurushima Toyohashi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd.
“It was the first delivery of the system for marine engines, and also the provision of the engineering service and technical support relating to gas handling for shipbuilding yards,” stated MHI.
The FGSS is an LNG fuel gas supply system developed by Mitsubishi Shipbuilding utilising LNG and vaporised gas handling technology developed experience gained from the construction of LNG carriers.
The unit consists of LNG fuel tanks, LNG fuel gas supply units and control unit etc., and is delivered in modules.
Photo credit: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Published: 26 December, 2019
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