LR awards AiP to SHI for NH3-fuelled Aframax design

Viken Shipping's 112,000dwt Breiviken is a recent example of Samsung Heavy Industries' Aframax expertise. (credit: Marine Kjell Randa)

Samsung Heavy Industries was awarded approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its ammonia-fuelled Aframax tanker design. Following the AiP, the shipyard confirmed plans to commercialise an NH3-fuelled Aframax design as well as its own ammonia fuel gas supply system from 2024.

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