Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Secures Order For LNG Fuel Systems For Bulk Carriers

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  • Mitsubishi Shipbuilding receives an order for 2 additional LNG Fuel Gas Supply Systems (FGSS) from Imabari Shipbuilding.
  • These systems will be used on LNG-fueled bulk carriers to be built by Imabari.

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding, a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), has secured an order from Imabari Shipbuilding for two LNG Fuel Gas Supply Systems (FGSS). These FGSS units are designed for high-pressure dual-fuel marine engines and will be installed on LNG-fueled bulk carriers currently under construction by Imabari.

Key Points

  • The FGSS units will be delivered along with LNG fuel tanks starting in summer 2025.
  • The design offers space-saving benefits, simplified maintenance access, and a customizable control system.
  • This order adds to previous orders for 18 FGSS units, bringing the total to 20 units for Imabari Shipbuilding (15 for car carriers and 5 for bulk carriers).

Environmental Impact

  • These FGSS units are intended for LNG-fueled vessels, which contribute to reduced greenhouse gas emissions compared to traditional fuels.
  • Mitsubishi Shipbuilding’s involvement in supplying FGSS systems aligns with their commitment to decarbonization efforts within the maritime industry.

Looking Ahead

  • Mitsubishi Shipbuilding aims to expand its reach by supplying FGSS units to a wider range of customers involved in LNG-fueled vessel construction.
  • Their focus lies on enhancing the value and competitiveness of LNG-fueled ships while promoting environmental sustainability in the maritime sector.

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Source: MHI

 

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