This photo provided by Samsung Heavy Industries Co. on Thursday shows a Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV) to be built by the shipbuilder. (Samsung Heavy Industries Co.)
The three companies are ABS from the United States, DNV GL from Norway and Lloyd’s Register from Great Britain, said Samsung Heavy Industries.
A conceptual design refers to the basic concept and characteristics of the vessel before confirming its specifications and required technologies.
The WTIV, originally designed by Samsung Heavy Industries, will be manufactured with dual-fuel engines using liquefied natural gas (LNG) and solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC), energy conversion devices that generate electricity. electricity, said the shipbuilder.
The ship could reduce carbon dioxide emissions by up to 50% compared to diesel-powered ships, the company said.
In 2010, Samsung Heavy Industries won WTIV’s first order among local shipbuilders and has completed construction of three WTIVs so far, he said.
WTIV’s orders are estimated to increase by 44%, or 23 vessels, by 2023, up from 16 vessels in 2020, according to the Clarkson Research Service global market research. (Yonhap)