GTT grabs order for Maran Gas’ LNG duo
French LNG containment specialist GTT received an order from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) to equip two LNG carriers being built for Maran Gas Maritime.
The vessels, under construction at DSME’s shipyard in Geoje, will feature GTT’s NO96 cryogenic membrane containment system with delivery scheduled for 2019, the company’s statement reads.
Philippe Berterottière, chairman and CEO of GTT said that DSME has already received 147 ship orders with the NO96 technology, adding that, Maran Gas Maritime, the unit of Greek Angelicoussis Shipping Group, has a fleet of 20 vessels equipped with membrane solutions.
In total, 143 vessels currently in service have been equipped with the NO96 containment system while 59 more are on order, GTT said.