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China Classification Society (CCS) Issued AIP Certificate for the World’s First Low Carbon VLGC Equipped with a Carbon Capture System

release time:2023-03-28 14:03

China Classification Society (CCS) Issued AIP Certificate for the World’s First Low Carbon VLGC Equipped with a Carbon Capture System

On 21 March, China Classification Society (CCS) Shanghai Rules & Research Institute issued the AIP certificate to Jiangnan Shipbuilding (Group) Co. for a new low carbon emission VLGC equipped with a carbon capture (CCUS) system, Ltd. Leaders from relevant parties including CCS Shanghai Rules & Research Institute, Jiangnan Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd., and the Environmental Protection Equipment Division of the No.711 Institute of China State Shipbuilding Corporation Limited attended the certificate-awarding ceremony.

 

 

 

In response to the trend of low carbonization of the shipping industry, Jiangnan Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd. and No. 711 Institute of CSSC jointly developed this VLGC provided with CCUS system in cooperation with CCS. The conceptual design of this VLGC is based on the LPG dual fuel ship type with the largest cargo capacity in the world. Two Type C low-temperature carbon dioxide tanks are providec on both sides of the open deck in the cargo oil area, and the designed carbon dioxide capture rate of the CCUS system can reach over 85%.