Riviera Maritime Media: LNG: selecting the right cargo containment system

June 18, 2020

Mr. Clucas’ experience runs from the era of steam turbine LNG carriers through to the modern day. He emphasised there is over 50 years of history in this sector and this should be more widely assessed by the stakeholders in the industry. He noted, “Traditionally, LNG carriers have been designed for quite fast speeds, typically 19.5 knots. Poten & Partners recently assessed the average speed of the LNG fleet over 3.5 years and found that the ships were on average trading somewhere about 13 knots. This has a big implication for the power installed on the ship.”

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