K Shipbuilding of South Korea has received preliminary design approval from classification society LR for a 7,700-teu LNG-fueled container ship, says an article published in LNG Prime.
According to a statement from K Shipbuilding, LR granted the permission in principle during a ceremony on June 16.
According to the company, the design includes a 6,800-cbm LNG tank with GTT’s Mark ll Flex containment system.
Seaspan, an unit of Atlas Corp, recently placed an order with K Shipbuidling for LNG-powered containerships.
DongHwa Entec, a South Korean equipment supplier, teamed up with K Shipbuilding to develop a new series of 8,000-teu LNG-powered container ships.
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Source: LNG Prime