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45,000m³ LNT A-BOX Carrier Steel Cutting Ceremony
Time:09-18-2016      Publisher:Admin

The steel cutting ceremony for 45,000 m³ LNT A-BOX LNG Carrier was successfully held on 11th September, 2016 at China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd with more than 40 witnesses of the Owner and Owner’s representative, ABS senior representative and site surveyors, CMHI’s top management and project team members. 

CMHI-188 project is the first LNG carrier featuring the LNT A-BOX containment system, LOA. 195.2m, Breadth 30m, Depth 20m, Air Draught from BL max 52.2m, Design Draught 9m, Total cargo tank including dome 45,000m³ with 3 independent stainless steel cargo tanks. 

The owner of CMHI-188 is SAGA LNG SHIPPING, one LNG shipping company registered in Singapore. Based on the LNT A-BOX technology, Saga LNG shipping aims to build, own and operate a series of tailor-made small and midsized LNG assets, targets at projects currently in various stages of development. Types of assets included in SAGA LNG’s scope are FSUs, LNG Barges & LNGCs, FSRUs, FLNGs, and LNG Bunker Vessels, all within the 1,000 to 100,000 cubic meter range.

Due to this kind of LNG carrier is worldwide first designed and constructed, all the parties keep focusing on this project. During design period, we solved many issues with each party’s good cooperation and hard work such as arrangement, strength calculation and temperature calculation. The steel cutting ceremony was successfully held.