Ballast-Free 7 500 m3 LNG carrier

Unique cost saving design – Joint Development FKAB & GTT

  • Reduced building costs
  • No need of Ballast water due to specific hull design
  • Fully seaworthy vessel in all conditions – always sufficient draft
  • No ballast piping, no expensive ballast-treatment, no related systems
  • Less corrosion & less expensive tank coatings, no tank sediments
  • Reduced fuel consumption in ‘ballast’ condition
  • Membrane cargo tanks provide optimised cargo volume
  • Reduced maintenance costs & Simplified ship operations


Main particulars

Length overall 109 m
Breadth, moulded 19 m
Depth, moulded 9,5 m
Loaded design Draft 7.0 m
10% loaded Draft abt. 6 m
Deadweight, at design draft 3 900 tons

2 Membrane type GTT Mark system Mark III/Flex/Fit
Cargo Capacity (100%V) 7 800 m³
Boil-Off-Rate (tbc) 0.27 % per day
Speed, at design draft, 85% MCR, 15% SM 14 knots
Single screw, ME with PTO 1 x 8 L 320-350 bore 2 Gensets, all Dual-Fuel



BV, LR, DNV, ABS, CCS, NK, or equivalent +1A1 Tanker for Liquefied Gas, Ship type 2G, Clean Design, Gas fuelled, No Ballast water


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