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30 June 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 04:10 GMT+2



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ABS releases AIP to SHI for a container ship design ammonia-powered neo-Panamax

Ahn: Samsung Heavy Industries will be the leader of the technology focusing on research activities and development

The CLASSIFICATION society ABS has released the approval in principle of the project carried out by the South Korean Samsung Heavy Indistries (SHI) for container ship construction neo-Panamax powered by ammonia, attestation that comes awarded to innovative projects with levels of safety in line with those provided for by the rules for the classification of traditional projects. Neo-Panamax are ships with a capacity for containerized cargoes that is around 12,000 teu.

"Ammonia -- explained Patrick Ryan, senior deputy president Global Engineering and Technology of ABS - presents a specific range of technological and safety challenges and ABS committed to leading the industry in supporting its safe use at sea'. 'Ships with propulsion powered by ammonia - pointed out Young-kyu Ahn, head of the team of engineering and shipbuilding by SHI - are one of the solutions sustainable able to achieve the goal of the industry shipbuilding of neutrality in terms of emissions of carbon. Samsung Heavy Industries will be the leader of the technology focusing on research activities and development'.






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