GTT entrusted by Samsung Heavy Industries with the tank design for four new LNG Carriers


Paris – October 7th, 2021. GTT announces that it has received, in Q3 2021, an order from its partner the Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the tank design of four new LNGCs[1] on behalf of an Asian ship-owner.

As part of this order, GTT will design the tanks of the vessels which will each offer a capacity of  174,000 m3. The LNGC tanks will be fitted with the GTT Mark III Flex membrane containment system.

Deliveries of the vessels are scheduled for the first quarter of 2024.

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[1] Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier