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ClassNK AIP for large hydrogen cargo containment system developed by KHI

PureBallast Deckhouse

Solution Gets DNV Nod


Large lique? ed hydrogen car-

DNV issued a Type Approval Design closure and the installation within it must rier (cargo carrying capacity:

Certi? cate for Alfa Laval PureBallast 3 Ex also be approved by a classi? cation society. 40,000 m3 x 4 tanks).

deckhouse solutions, the ? rst design ap- The DNV Type Approval Design Certi? - proval for the installation of ballast water cate means PureBallast 3 Ex deckhouse de-

ClassNK issued an Approval in treatment systems on the weather deck, a liveries will have this approval in advance.

Principle (AiP) to Kawasaki Heavy potentially attractive installation solution Alfa Laval’s approved design includes

Industries, Ltd for the design of a for many ship owners and shipyards alike. the deckhouse enclosure itself, as well as cargo containment system (CCS)

According to the manufactuers, placing the system’s internal installation on ? xed of the world’s largest capacity ballast water treatment systems in a deck- rails and all of the internal piping and elec- (40,000 cu. m. class per tank) de- mounted enclosure is necessary on many trical connections. Its speci? cations go far veloped for use on a large lique- ? ed hydrogen carrier.

modern tankers due to lack of a pump room beyond those of standard containers, which

The main features of the CCS or other suitable internal space. While the lack the protective features and longevity announced by Kawasaki are as system type approval applies to the ballast needed to ensure performance over the ves- follows: water treatment system itself, both the en- sel lifetime. 1. Enables transportation of cryogenic lique? ed hydrogen in large amounts thanks to tank ca- pacity on par with tanks used on

World First Barge-to-Ship large LNG carriers 2. Uses an independent, self-

Methanol Bunkering supporting design with a structure capable of responding ? exibly to thermal contraction that occurs when loading cryogenic lique? ed hydrogen 3. Features a newly developed, high-performance heat insulation system that mitigates boil-off gas (BOG) which occurs in response to heat ingress

NYK Line Alfa Lava 4. Designed to effectively utilize

On May 10, the methanol-dual fueled of methanol fuel was conducted in Rotter-

BOG as fuel to power the ship, chemical tanker Takaroa Sun, owned by dam port under the leadership of the char- thus contributing to reduced CO2

NYK Bulkship (Asia) Pte. Ltd., a wholly terer Waterfront Shipping Company Lim- emissions from lique? ed hydrogen owned subsidiary company of NYK, par- ited, together with the cooperation of the transport operations.

ticipated in the world’s ? rst barge-to-ship Port of Rotterdam, Royal Vopak N.V., and bunkering of methanol fuel. The bunkering TankMatch B.V.

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