GTT - the French maker of LNG membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) announced that it has received an order for one LNG carrier.

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The ship will be built by the Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), GTT informed in a statement.

The new LNG carrier will be constructed for the Greek shipowner Chandris and it is expected to be delivered in 2018.

The vessel will be built with the NO96-GW technology, which allows an optimized boil-off rate for the Liquefied Natural Gas cargo.