PARIS, 30-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — GTT has received a new order notification from the Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) for the tank design of a new 174,000 m3 LNG carrier (LNGC), to be built on behalf of an Asian ship owner. The vessel’s delivery is expected in Q4 2020.
The LNG tanks of the vessel will be equipped with the proven Mark III Flex containment system developed by GTT.
Philippe Berterottière, Chairman and CEO of GTT declared: “We are proud of the success achieved by the Mark III Flex technology, now selected to equip almost 90 ships since its launch.”
GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) is an engineering company expert in containment systems with cryogenic membranes used to transport and store liquefied gas, in particular LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas). For over 50 years,
GTT has been maintaining reliable relationships with all stakeholders of the gas industry (shipyards, shipowners, gas companies, terminal operators, classification societies). The company designs and provides technologies which
combine operational efficiency and safety, to equip LNG carriers, floating terminals, and multi-gas carriers. GTT also develops solutions dedicated to land storage and to the use of LNG as fuel for the vessel propulsion, as well as a full range of services.
GTT is listed on Euronext Paris, Compartment A (ISIN FR0011726835 Euronext Paris: GTT) and is notably included in SBF 120 and MSCI Small Cap indices.
For more information, visit www.gtt.fr
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