Samsung and ABS comes together to develop next generation LNG Carrier
Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and ABS are getting together to collaborate on a next generation LNG carrier in a joint development project (JDP). Companies signed the deal yesterday at Gastech 2019.
ABS is a leader in gas carriers with a proud record of supporting innovation, delivering operational efficiencies and advancing the cause of safety. This exciting project with SHI for a state-of-the-art vessel represents the next step in that journey,” stated Patrick Ryan, ABS Senior Vice President Engineering and Technology. “ABS classed the world’s first LNG carrier and today continues to lead global gas carrier classification," he added.
ABS provides industry leadership and offers regulatory and statutory guidance on projects related to LNG floating structures and systems, gas fuel systems and equipment, gas carriers and barges.
Vice President of SHI, Jong H Youn stated that “Samsung Heavy Indutries has introduced advanced LNG carriers to the market successfully with industry leading partners such as ABS. 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.”
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