Sumitomo Heavy opts for FBG stress monitoring for Aframax newbuilds

SHI-ME has opted for a fibre optic structural monitoring system for two new 115,000 dwt Aframax tankers

Japanese shipbuilder Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering (SHI-ME) has selected structural monitoring systems that rely on fibre optic based Fibre Bragg Grating (FBG) technology for two Aframax newbuildings.

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