The 45 000 m3 LNG vessel for Saga LNG Shipping has been launched at China Merchants Heavy Industry.
It has a patented LNG tank system named LNT A-BOX, developed by LNG New Technologies.
“This is the first vessel of its kind and we are looking forward to see the finalized vessel during next year.” - FKAB
The vessel has a deadweight at design draught of 24 500 tonnes/ 29 500 tonnes at freeboard draught and is designed for low fuel consumption, high cargo capacity and has a four stroke dual fuel engine.
The vessel concept is named LNT 45 and was developed by FKAB together with LNT New Technologies. FKAB has been involved both in the project to design the LNG tanks and the Basic Design of the vessel. Through FKAB’s offices in Sweden and China, FKAB has delivered both Basic Design & Extended Basic Design to the shipyard.