Tag: <span>Approval in Principle</span>

Wärtsilä and GEV cooperate on propulsion solutions for hydrogen vessel
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Wärtsilä and GEV cooperate on propulsion solutions for hydrogen vessel

Wärtsilä has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Global Energy Ventures (GEV) of Australia, a company specialised in delivering compressed shipping solutions for transporting energy to regional markets. The two companies will cooperate on the inclusion of Wärtsilä propulsion systems in GEV’s compressed hydrogen (C-H2) ships. The MOU was signed in Sydney, Australia. The...

Newport receives DNV approval for LNG fuel tank system
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Newport receives DNV approval for LNG fuel tank system

An innovative liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel tank system developed by Newport Shipping for crude tankers and bulkers has gained class approval from DNV. The approval will facilitate retrofits of such vessels in line with new environmental requirements to cut maritime emissions. The AIP affirms the technical feasibility of the concept for the VLCC and...

ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker
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ClassNK issues AiP for design of methanol dual-fueled tanker

ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) for the design of a methanol dual-fueled tanker developed by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Marine & Engineering. The Society confirmed the design’s compliance with the IMO’s “Interim Guidelines for the Safety of Ships using Methyl/Ethyl Alcohol as fuels” published in December 2020, and the “Guidelines for Ships Using...

Exmar ammonia-fuelled gas carrier obtains LR approval
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Exmar ammonia-fuelled gas carrier obtains LR approval

Belgium-based shipping company Exmar has been awarded an Approval in Principle by Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its ammonia (NH3) fuelled 40,000 m3 Midsize Gas Carrier (MGC). This marks a significant milestone for the progression of alternative fuels in shipping. The Novel Technology Evaluation included an overall examination of fundamental aspects of the design and compliance...

ABS grants AIP for DSME’s fuel cell technology
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ABS grants AIP for DSME’s fuel cell technology

ABS has granted Approval in Principle (AIP) to Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC) technology developed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). Granting of AIP follows two joint development projects between ABS and DSME, the latest to develop SOFC technology to replace at least one of three diesel generators typically onboard a Very Large Crude...

Jiangnan gets LR approval for its VLGC digital ship design
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Jiangnan gets LR approval for its VLGC digital ship design

Jiangnan Shipyard has received Approval in Principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for its Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC) digital ship design, the first AiP for a digital VLGC design in China. The design has been granted LR descriptive notes Digital SAFE (AL2*), Digital MAINTAIN (AL2**), Digital PERFORM (AL3***) and Cyber SECURITY, confirming its compliance...

HHI awarded digital twin certification for fuel tank safety
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HHI awarded digital twin certification for fuel tank safety

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has developed a Digital Health Management system (DHM) for safety and operational efficiency of IMO Type-B LNG fuel tanks. This new and advanced system has achieved Approval in Principal (AiP) of its “Digital Twin READY” Type-B LNG fuel tanks.  This AIP was achieved through close cooperation with the Liberian Registry (LISCR)...

Seawing kite system gets ClassNK approval
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Seawing kite system gets ClassNK approval

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (“K” LINE) and AIRSEAS SAS have received an Approval in Principle (AIP) from ClassNK for their automated kite system Seawing. Seawing is a kite system which assists vessel propulsion by harnessing natural wind power through its dynamic flight. A simple switch launches or recovers the kite which unfolds, operates and refolds autonomously....

Hyundai LNG-fuelled tanker design gets LR approval
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Hyundai LNG-fuelled tanker design gets LR approval

Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) has received approval in principle (AiP) from Lloyd’s Register (LR) for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled 50,000 dwt class MR tanker design. The development is the result of close collaboration between HMD and LR to aid in HMD’s compliance with the IMO’s 2020 global sulphur cap. An LNG-fuelled propulsion system...