Four LNG newbuilds to get ABB technology

first_imgABB said that it will deliver advanced electrical propulsion systems for four LNG carriers under construction by Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding.The LNG vessels are a joint venture between China National Offshore Oil Corporation, China LNG Shipping and Teekay, and will operate under 20-year time-charter contracts with Methane Services, a unit of BG.According to a research report released by Clarkson Research Services Limited in the UK, more than 80 LNG carriers will be needed annually in the world by 2022.Under the contract, ABB will provide the vessels with medium voltage generators, medium voltage switchboards, propulsion drives, propulsion transformers, propulsion motors and propulsion control systems, together with the installation and commissioning of the equipment and training.[mappress mapid=”16631″]Image: ABBlast_img

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