GTT to design tank for new LNGC Hyundai Samho is building

Korean shipyard Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) has ordered the fuel tank design of a new LNG carrier from French LNG containment specialist GTT.

GTT to design tank for new LNGC Hyundai Samho is building
Courtesy of GTT

The French firm said in a statement that in April 2022 HSHI ordered the tank design of a new LNG carrier on behalf of a European shipowner. The shipowner remains undisclosed for the time being.

The LNG carrier will have a tank capacity of 174,000 cbm. It will feature the membrane containment system Mark III Flex by GTT.

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The shipyard will deliver the vessel in the fourth quarter of 2025.

Recently, Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) revealed it won a $224.5 million LNG carrier order. The ship will be built by KSOE’s unit Hyundai Samho which will deliver the vessel by December 2025. This might be referring to the same vessel.