GTT receives an order from Samsung Heavy Industries for the tank design of a new LNG Carrier

30 August 2018

GTT has received an order from Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) concerning the tank design of a new 174,000 metres cubed liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, on behalf of a European ship-owner. The delivery of the ship is planned for the fourth quarter of 2020.

GTT's membrane containment system Mark III Flex has been selected for the design of the tanks.

GTT (Gaztransport & Technigaz) is an engineering company expert in containment systems with cryogenic membranes used to transport and store liquefied gas, in particular LNG. For over 50 years, GTT has been maintaining reliable relationships with all stakeholders of the gas industry (shipyards, shipowners, gas companies, terminal operators, classification societies). The company designs and provides technologies which combine operational efficiency and safety, to equip LNG carriers, floating terminals, and multi-gas carriers. GTT also develops solutions dedicated to land storage and to the use of LNG as fuel for the vessel propulsion, as well as a full range of services.



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