ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd., for its LNG Power Vessel. The vessel is designed in accordance with the applicable requirements of ABS Rules and IMO Regulations.
“ABS provides the marine industry reliable guidance to enable innovative technology development
in support of more efficient operations,” said ABS Vice President for Global Gas Solutions Patrick Janssens. “Awarding Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding the AIP for its LNG power vessel demonstrates the ABS commitment to help industry take advantage of clean energy to reduce cost.”
“We chose ABS because of their leadership position in evaluating effective energy storage solutions and extensive experience in gas-related projects,” says Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Vice President Jin Yanzi. “We are delighted to receive this approval from ABS which validates our early design work and helps us advance this concept.”
This LNG Power Supply Vessel integrates LNG receiver, storage, re-gasification, electric power generation and transmission, with LNG storage tank volume of 32,000 m3 and 100MW power capacity.