Newport partners with Gloryholder in LNG retrofit deal

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UK-based marine engineering specialist Newport Shipping has announced it will be working with China-based LNG market service provider Gloryholder Liquified Gas Machinery (LGM Engineering) as part of its LNG retrofit solutions offer to the market.

Newport Shipping aims to meet its clients’ environmental needs through cooperation with leading companies in their field. Meeting the future demands of cutting emissions and decarbonising the industry will need trusted and proven technology. The agreement between the two companies was signed in February 2020 and will see LGM Engineering supply Newport Shipping’s LNG retrofit projects with its LNG solutions.

In June LGM Engineering signed a contract to design and supply an LNG fuel gas supply system for two 13,000dwt Chemical Tankers with Jiangsu New Yangzi Shipbuilding Company Limited (YZJ). The ship owner is Tarbit Tankers and the classification society is Bureau Veritas (BV).

The complete LNG fuel gas supply system delivered by LGM Engineering includes the design and manufacture of double vacuum insulated LNG fuel tanks with integrated tank connection space (TCS), LNG bunkering station modules, water glycol system, ESD systems, gas detection system, installation guidance, commissioning and crew training.

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