Debut For Revised Korean LNG Tank System

Blue Whale

Source: KOGAS

An upgraded version of South Korea’s home-grown LNG cargo containment solution has had its first application in a newly-delivered bunker tanker.

The technology initially developed between 2004 and 2014 that gave rise to the KC-1 membrane system has now been enhanced and introduced as the KC-2 design. Realising the further stage of R&D implemented in 2017, the KC-2 solution has made its debut in the 7,500m3-capacity LNG bunker tanker Blue Whale.

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