Under the contract, signed on September 17 at Gastech 2019,
Samsung Heavy would deliver the concept and basic design for the carrier which
will incorporate an advanced air lubrication system for improved efficiency.
In addition, the concept will incorporate smart-ship
technologies. ABS will carry out design review of the structure and
“In this JDP we will focus on the examination and
realization of future technologies with SHI’s most advanced LNG carrier design
to meet current and future market demand,” Jong H Youn, Vice President of SHI,
For ABS, the project with SHI represents a next step in its
“record of supporting innovation, delivering operational efficiencies and
advancing the cause of safety,” Patrick Ryan, ABS Senior Vice President
Engineering and Technology, noted.