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South Korean shipyard gears up for sea trial of autonomous LNG vessel

Major South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries is planning a trial voyage of the first autonomous LNG tanker carrier, which is set to sail across either the Pacific or the Indian Ocean later this year.

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The world's first autonomous LNG tanker vessel is set to hit the waters later this year.

South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries expects to unveil the vessel later this year, after which it will carry out a sea trial across either the Pacific or the Indian Ocean, writes media Pulse.

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