ABS and HHI Develop Optimized LNG Carrier Design

ABS and Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have completed a joint development project (JDP) to develop an optimized LNG carrier design.

The JDP resulted in a new LNG carrier hull design, as well as optimization of the machinery, electrical and piping arrangements. The project further developed new rule requirements and introduced a simplified approvals process.

The JDP also looked to address growing industry demand for crew accommodation and working area designs which can help mitigate the spread of...


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