Recently, Zhoushan COSCO SHIPPING Heavy Industry Co., Ltd., France GTT, and ALWENA Shipping jointly developed the LNG dual-fuel and lengthened modification design of large container ships, which has been awarded the Certificate of Approval in Principle (AiP) issued by Bureau Veritas (BV).
The awarding ceremony was held at the Paris headquarters of Bureau Veritas. Mr. Philippe Berterottière, Chairman and CEO of GTT, Mr. Ludovic Gérard, President of Alwena Shipping, Mr. Ulrik Frorup, Commercial Director of BV Group, Mr. Alex Gregg, Senior Vice President of BV Group and President of BV Classification Society North Asia and China Smith, Guo Zhiqiang, Assistant General Manager of COSCO SHIPPING Heavy Industry Operation Center, Gong Weibing, Deputy General Manager of Zhoushan COSCO SHIPPING Heavy Industry, and members of the project team witnessed this milestone and important moment through a video connection.
The project is a highly competitive overall solution proposed by the three parties based on the joint development plan, including technology, construction, and commercial transformation. The project results provide a new direction for the energy-saving and decarbonization of currently operating container ships.
The LNG dual-fuel and lengthening and refitting concept project for large container ships is an important step for Zhoushan COSCO SHIPPING Heavy Industry to deploy “new energy” and “double-height” ship repair and refit. In the future, the company will continue to rely on the advantages of high-end repair and modification, closely follow the market demand, and work with world-class partners to provide customers with more and better green ship solutions.
颁发仪式在法国船级社巴黎总部举行。GTT董事长兼首席执行官Mr. Philippe Berterottière, Alwena Shipping 总裁Mr. Ludovic Gérard, BV集团商务总监Mr. Ulrik Frorup, BV集团高级副总裁、BV船级社北亚暨中国区总裁Mr. Alex Gregg- Smith，中远海运重工经营中心总经理助理郭志强、舟山中远海运重工副总经理龚伟兵以及项目组成员通过视频连线，共同见证这一具有里程碑意义的重要时刻。