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MARIN plays key role in design of booming LNG fleet

AuthorsFrans Quadvlieg, Henk Valkhof & Reint Dallinga
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 81
Date1 Dec 2003
Reading time9 minutes

A huge fleet of LNG carriers is being built or under construction at the moment and many more will be built in the near future. MARIN is involved in many aspects of the design and operation of LNG carriers, working on projects on behalf of Kvaerner Masa Yards, Chantiers de l'Atlantique, IZAR and Hyundai, to name just a few. Report outlines MARIN's work in this with field with a special focus on LNG carrier design.


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