ABDOMINAL Classes Bahri’s First LNG-Ready VLCC Built By HHI & IMI

ABDOMINAL Classes Bahri’s First LNG-Ready VLCC Built By HHI & & IMI

The 319,000 DWT double-hull oil provider was developed by International Maritime Industries (IMI) and also Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) at HHI’s shipyard in Ulsan,South Korea The vessel includes the abdominal muscle SUSTAIN-1 symbols in addition to the LNG Ready symbols acknowledging its prep work for a future retrofit for LNG-fueled procedure.

The ABDOMINAL Sustain symbols show adherence to particular UN Sustainable Development Goals pertaining to vessel style, outfitting and also design that can be regulated, gauged and also evaluated. They develop a path for sustainability qualification and also coverage. Both the SUSTAIN-1 and also LNG Ready symbols show Bahri, IMI, and also abdominal muscle’ dedication to the environmental management components of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2030 Vision.

“ABS is a world leader in gas as a marine fuel and is committed to helping shipowners on their decarbonization journey with a flexible approach to fleet modernization. This is an innovative vessel that is leading the way in terms of its design and its approach to sustainability, and we are proud to have been able to use our expertise to support its development,” claimed ABS Chairman, President and also CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, Christopher J. Wiernicki.


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IMI CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, Fathi Al-Saleem, claimed: “The completion of this project is a major milestone for us and a reflection of the hard work and collaboration of everyone involved. Working with our partners, we have successfully delivered the vessel on time and to the highest international shipbuilding standards, in line with the ABS Sustain notations. We aspire to become a global leader in sustainability and environmental excellence; receiving ABS’ notations is a testament to the steady progress we are making towards that goal.”

“ABS is a long-standing business partner of Bahri Ship management and has been very supportive in Bahri’s initiatives of building the first of its kind VLCC vessel with SUSTAIN-1 and LNG Ready notations. Their knowledge in Alternative Fuels and Vessel engineering has tremendously helped Bahri in achieving this remarkable milestone. Going forward, Bahri considers ABS as one of its important business partners in Sustainable growth programs and the Kingdom’s 2030 vision for environmental protection,” claimed Bahri Ship Management President, Abdulaziz Sabri.

abdominal muscle has actually presented an ‘Alternative Fuel Ready’ technique to assist shipowners prepare their fleets for the intro of different gas. Introduced via the Guide for Gas and also Other Low-Flashpoint Fuel Ready Vessels, it is created to sustain shipowners aiming to develop a brand-new vessel or transform an existing one to make use of LNG, methanol, ethane, LPG, hydrogen, ammonia and also various other gases or low-flashpoint gas. Download a duplicate of the Guide for Gas and also Other Low-Flashpoint Fuel Ready Vessels here

Reference: ABDOMINAL

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