GTT receives a new order from Imabari Shipbuilding for one LNGC for Mitsui & Co


Paper boatsGTT, which designs membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation and storage of LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas), has announced a new order, notified in June, for one Liquefied Natural Gas Carrier (LNGC).

This new ship will be built by the Japanese shipbuilder Imabari Shipbuilding Co  and the LNGC, for Mitsui & Co, will be built with the Mark III Flex technology. The ship is expected to be delivered in 2020.

Philippe Berterottière, Chairman and CEO, said: “We are very pleased that Imabari Shipbuilding Co has decided to renew its trust in our technologies. This new order also confirms the importance of our innovation policy. Out of 31 orders recorded over the last six months, 30 use technologies which were launched over the last three years.”