Hyundai Heavy Industries Group obtains approval from the Class society Korean Register for the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard’s design plans for a 20,000 cu m liquefied hydrogen carrier
This ship is the world’s first liquefied hydrogen carrier that is developed in a large size and can be operated commercially, and Hyundai Heavy Industries Group plans to conduct specific consultations with Hyundai Glovis on the application of these types of ships in the future. Classification of Basic authentication is a procedure to verify the suitability and safety of the ship’s basic design, is the foundation of full-fledged sales activities in shipbuilding.
Korea Offshore & Shipbuilding has developed a liquefied hydrogen cargo treatment system and a hydrogen evaporative gas treatment system using fuel cells, and Hyundai Mipo Shipbuilding has advanced the ship’s basic design. Hyundai Glovis and G Marine Service analyzed the economics and safety of liquid hydrogen during storage and transportation.
Hyundai Group official said, ” Korea – is significant in that the shipping companies cooperate in order to embark on growth drivers of the future hydrogen economy and we will be actively pioneering overseas markets of hydrogen transport overseas on the basis of advanced technology.”
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