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Major steps forward in twin-gondola LNG carrier design with the aid of CFD

AuthorsHenk Valkhof & Klaas Kooiker
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 86
Date1 Sep 2005
Reading time6 minutes

The world has enormous quantities of natural gas but much of it is located in areas far from where the gas is needed. As natural gas becomes an increasingly important energy source a large fleet is needed to transport it in liquefied form, hence the development of specially-designed LNG carriers. Report outlines the importance of CFD tools in LNG carrier design.


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Klaas Kooiker

Teamleader Defence

sustainable propulsioncfd developmentcfd/simulation/desk studiesmeasurements and controldata scienceresistance and propulsionoil and gasmarine systemstransport and shippingmodel testinghull form optimisationpropeller design