On March 31, Dalian Shipbuilding Industry and China Shipbuilding Trading successfully undertook the new construction project of 2+2 175,000 m3 large-scale LNG carriers under China Merchants Energy Shipping.
The type of ship is independently developed by DSIC. The ship has a total length of 295 meters, a width of 46.4 meters, a depth of 26.2 meters, a design draft of 11.5 meters, a designed service speed of 19.5 knots, and a total cargo capacity of 175,000 m3.
The ship is equipped with the latest LNG dual-fuel low-speed main engine and adopts GTT Mark III Flex cargo containment system, which has obtained AIP certificate from Lloyd's Register and China Classification Society.
Over the years, DSIC, together with GTT and several classification societies, has completed the research and development of 140,000 m3, 150,000 m3 and 175,000 m3 of various products, which have been recognized by GTT and classification societies.