Mitsubishi Sign Contract To Develop Green Demonstration Test Vessel

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  • MHI has signed a contract with Sanyu Kisen, based in Kobe, Japan, to build a demonstration test vessel.
  • The newbuild vessel will be deployed to carry liquefied carbon dioxide (LCO₂).

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group unit Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has signed a contract with Sanyu Kisen…, says an article published on ship technology website. 

Contract to build a demonstration test vessel

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group unit Mitsubishi Shipbuilding has signed a contract with Sanyu Kisen, based in Kobe, Japan, to build a demonstration test vessel. 

The newbuild vessel will be deployed to carry liquefied carbon dioxide (LCO₂).

The project will progress along with initiatives from the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), namely the Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) R&D and Demonstration Related Project; Large-scale CCUS Demonstration in Tomakomai; Demonstration Project on CO₂ Transportation; and R&D and Demonstration Project for CO₂ Marine Transportation.

The new ship will be constructed at the Enoura Plant of MHI’s Shimonoseki Shipyard and Machinery Works.

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Source: ship technology 

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