ClassNK approves LNG-fueled bulker design for compatriot duo

Classification Society ClassNK granted approval in principle (AiP) to NS United Kaiun Kaisha and Imabari Shipbuilding for their joint project on the concept design of an LNG-fueled capesize bulker.

The AiP has been awarded based on ClassNK’s Rule Part GF which adopts IGF Code, regulation for ships using low-flashpoint fuels, the classification society said in its statement.

The design features two…

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