(PRESS RELEASE) PARIS, 24-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — GTT selected to deliver tank design of a Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier (LNGC) for the Japanese ship-owner Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK). The order was made by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI).
The LNGC will be equipped with GTT’s Mark III Flex membrane containment system, which offers a capacity of 174,000 m3. The vessel is scheduled to be delivered by the end of 2022.
“We are very pleased to continue our partnership of excellence with Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for the benefit of NYK,” commented Philippe Berterottière, Chairman and CEO of GTT.
GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) is an engineering company with expertise in containment systems with cryogenic membranes used to transport and store liquefied gas, particularly LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas). GTT has been maintaining reliable relationships with all stakeholders of the gas industry for over 50 years. The company designs and provides technologies which combine operational efficiency and safety, to equip LNG carriers, floating terminals, and multi-gas carriers. GTT also develops solutions dedicated to land storage and to the use of LNG as fuel for the vessel propulsion, as well as a full range of services.