Structural Assessment JDP for ULCS independent LNG fuel tanks


Source: Bureau Veritas

Bureau Veritas (BV) and shipbuilder Hanwha Ocean have announced a Joint Development Project (JDP) to examine the structural assessment of independent LNG fuel tanks for ultra large container ships.

The JDP agreement was signed by Joong-Kyu Kang, Head of R&D Institute of Hanwha Ocean Co., Ltd and Drago Pinteric, Country Chief Executive Korea of Marine & Offshore at Bureau Veritas, at a ceremony on 6 September at Gastech 2023 in Singapore. The project aims to enhance the design process of independent LNG fuel tanks and accelerate the development of new solutions for the structural assessment of those systems. 

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