ABS grants approval in principle for Algoship’s LNG bulker

By LNG World News American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) granted approval in principle for the Seatransporter-DF, a dual-fuel design concept developed by Algoship Designers of Bahamas.
The design has the capability to accommodate multiple engine types as well as Type-C or membrane containment systems for LNG fuel, according to ABS’ statement.
Algoship worked with US-headquartered CleanShips to develop a version of the bulk carrier design that would meet specific operational requirements without compromising cargo carrying capacity.
The 38,000 DWT version is equipped with a 2,400 cubic meter LNG fuel containment system.
ABS added that Algoship is applying the same design philosophy to Panamax, Ultramax and Kamsarmax sized carriers

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