Photo: Illustration only; Courtesy of DSME

GTT to design fuel tank for new LNG carriers DSME is constructing

Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has ordered tank design for new LNG carriers from French LNG containment specialist GTT.

GTT will design fuel tank for new DSME's LNG carriers
Illustration only; Courtesy of DSME

On 24 May, GTT informed in a statement that it received this order the previous month from its partner the Korean shipyard DSME. The order specifically refers to the tank design of two new LNG carriers.

According to the order, GTT will design the tanks of these two new vessels with a total LNG tank capacity of 174,000 cbm per ship.

Each tank will feature the NO96 GW membrane containment system.

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DSME will deliver the first LNGC in the third quarter of 2025, and the second one in the third quarter of 2026.

Both the shipyard and the tech specialist did not disclose further information.