DNV gave HMD approval for the 1.9 thousand TEU container project
The International Classification Society DNV gave the South Korean shipyard HMD the approval of the new container vessel design for the 1.9 thousand TEU Euro-project. TEUCongreen-1900.
DNV experts participated in the development of the HMD Container Ship project. The vessel meets the requirements of the European maritime container transport market. The draft was reviewed with the DNV regulations for container vessels, including the possibility of using LNG as a ship’s fuel.
The modern styling features extensive facilities for placing euro-standard containers in the hold and on the deck, as well as for accommodating 45 ft long containers in a dedicated hold and on the deck. The renewed fuel concept with a Type C fuel tank behind the wheelhouse is used as an option.
During the work on the joint scientific and technical project, technical advice was provided by the Hamburg Container Centre of Excellence, which helped to optimize cargo positioning and assess the environmental compliance of the project, including EEXI.
The Hyundai Mipo Dockyard is a recognized as professional in the construction of mid-size vessels. The shipyard has its own design bureau using the latest information technologies and software.
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