At the beginning of this year 2019, GTT has received an order from the Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of two new 174,000 m3 LNG carriers (LNGC), on behalf of the Japanese ship-owner NYK.

GTT awarded contract by SHI for the tank design of two new LNG carriers for NYK
LGasog LNG carrier at sea (Image for illustrative purposes only) - Photo credits: GasLog Capt. Trilivas Evangelos

The tanks of these units will be fitted with the Mark III Flex membrane containment system. The vessels’ deliveries are scheduled between the third and the fourth quarters of 2021.

Philippe Berterottière, Chairman and CEO of GTT, declared: "We are very pleased to continue our partnership of excellence with Samsung Heavy Industries with the first order of 2019 for the benefit of NYK, an owner with whom we have a very close relationship."

Source: GTT