June 18, 2024

High Manganese Tankers
High Manganese Tankers

 South Korean Shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) For Swiss Customers

In a recent article in Offshore Energy  October 17, 2022, by Fatima Bahtić 

This is a great article where South Korea is making hi Manganese steel fuel tanks. The are a victory for transporting for swiss duel fuel carriers.

 South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) has held a naming ceremony for two dual-fuel very large crude oil carriers (VLCCs) equipped with liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel tanks made of high manganese steel.

DSME Shipyard
DSME Shipyard

As informed, a simultaneous naming ceremony for the VLCC duo took place on 13 October at DSME’s shipyard. The vessels Advantage Verdict and Advantage Victory are built for Swiss shipping company Advantage Tankers.

In addition, high-manganese steel LNG fuel tank manufacturing technology would be valuable for the Korean shipbuilder as it is a purely domestic technology, DSME explained.

In the future, if price competitiveness is secured through the mass production of high manganese steel. What is more, technological independence will be possible in the production of LNG cargo holds and the technology is evaluated as a great stepping stone for strengthening the competitiveness of the Korean shipbuilding industry.

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