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Gastech: Hyundai Group Showcases Eco-friendly Maritime and Digital Technologies

.,……Showcases Hydrogen powered Ships……
………by Amaka Praise….
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group is showcasing eco-friendly technologies for a sustainable future as well as state-of-the-art digital technologies at this year’s Gastech, a global platform showcasing new products, solutions and technologies across the gas, LNG, hydrogen and energy value chain.

Hyundai said it participating in this year’s world’s largest event for gas to showcase it’s new technologies. Gastech is celebrating its 50th anniversary, attracting over 38,000 attendees and 750 exhibitors from about 60 countries and it is an event that is sector encompassing, which include LNG, hydrogen and low carbon solutions,

More than 30 executives and employees of HHI Group is attending the event, including Vice Chairman Ka Sam-hyun of Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering (KSOE) and President Chung Kisun of HD Hyundai along with other top management members, as well as sales, research, and engineering professionals. Operating a booth with a total area of approximately 200 square meters, the Group showcased model LNG and LPG carrier vessels as well as cutting-edge green and digital technologies.

Throughout the event, the Group will be recognized for its prowess in building eco-friendly digital ships, as evidenced by a total of ten cases where it earned technical certifications from and signed MoUs with global institutions and companies in relation to a liquefied carbon dioxide (LCO₂) carrier, ammonia carrier fueled by ammonia, LNG-hydrogen tri-fuel engine for liquefied hydrogen carriers, HiDTS (Hyundai intelligent Digital Twin Ship) and HiNAS (Hyundai intelligent Navigation Assistant System) 2.0.

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and the Marshall Islands Registry (MIR) delivered an Approval in Principle (AiP) to HHI Group for a 74,000㎥ class ship to transport LCO₂ jointly developed with Hyundai Glovis and G-Marine Service, the world’s largest vessel of its kind. The Group also obtained an AiP from Lloyd’s Register (LR) and the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) for a 40,000㎥/30,000㎥ classits LCO₂ carrier—a 40,000㎥ class and a 30,000㎥ class each.

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