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Hyundai Heavy Industries' new CO2 tanker design greenlit

With a tanker vessel with capacity for carrying 40,000 cubic meters of CO2, Hyundai Heavy Industries embarks on the development of large tankers for the future transport of CO2 as part of the green transition. DNV and Liberia's international ship registry have approached Hyundai's tanker design.

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Norwegian classification company DNV Maritime and Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry have approved a new design for a CO2 tanker from Hyundai Heavy Industries and Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering Co.

The design for the new tanker, which capable of transporting 40,000 cubic meters of CO2, has now received "approval in principle", far exceeding the existing CO2 tankers with a capacity of 2,000 cubic meters.

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