Knud E Hansen unveils LCO2 carrier concept design


Source: Knud E. Hansen

Naval architecture consultancy Knud E Hansen has designed a liquefied CO2 carrier that it claims will be required for the transportation of CO2 from landbased storage facilities to offshore and onshore terminals prior to sequestration. The DP2 design also features an innovative propulsion system incorporating a twin-skeg design with two contra-rotating propellers to improve efficiency.

The vessel is designed for the regional transportation of liquefied CO2, and will meet requirements for the safe discharge of CO2 from the carrier. The LCO2 carrier design is understood to include IMO Type-C tanks and highly efficient reliquefication technology.

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