GTT receives an order for the tank design of four new LNG Carriers


Paris – December 21st, 2020. GTT has received an order from Korean shipyards Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) and Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries (HSHI) for the tank design of four LNGCs[1]. Three of these LNGCs will be built by HHI, two on behalf of an Asian ship-owner and one on behalf of a European ship-owner. The last LNGC will be built by HSHI on behalf of a European ship-owner.

Each vessel will offer a capacity of 174,000 m3. GTT will design the tanks of the vessels, which will be fitted with the Mark III Flex membrane containment system. Deliveries of the vessels are scheduled for the third and fourth quarter of 2024.

Philippe Berterottière, Chairman and CEO of GTT, declared: "We are pleased to receive this new order from the Hyundai Group. This brings to 41 the total number of LNGCs ordered to GTT this year.”

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[1] Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier