BusinessHGK Shipping orders a gas tanker with special dimensions by admin September 19, 2023 written by admin September 19, 2023 Bookmark 2Home Green Marine HGK Shipping orders a gas tanker with special dimensions September 18, 2023, by Jasmina Ovcina Mandra Europe’s inland waterway shipping company HGK Shipping has placed an order for an innovative gas tanker with the Dutch shipyard De Gerlien van Tiem Scheepsreparatie – Nieuwbouw. Image credit HGK ShippingThe new vessel, characterized by its unique features, is optimized to sail in shallow waters.The vessel is equipped with a highly efficient diesel-electric drive system, a technological innovation that promises reduced fuel consumption and lower emissions. The environmentally friendly feature aligns with the industry’s increasing emphasis on sustainability and carbon footprint reduction.The gas tanker boasts an extra-wide design, which significantly enhances its load-carrying capacity. This added space ensures that the vessel can accommodate a substantial volume of gas cargo, making it a formidable contender in the gas shipping market.“The latest addition to our fleet will once again enable us to set a new benchmark for the sector. The unconventional dimensions guarantee a particularly high load capacity, even if water levels are low,” HGK Shipping said.HGK Shipping has a fleet of more than 350 company and chartered vessels, and transports approx. 43 million tonnes of freight every year. The company focuses its transportation on the river Rhine and its tributaries as well as the associated canal system, connecting industrial regions in the BENELUX countries, France and Germany.The company is actively pursuing the development of alternative drive systems at its shipping design center, including diesel-electric hybrid drives and purely electric or hydrogen-powered vessels in line with its decarbonization efforts.Posted: 13 days agoPosted: 19 days agoPosted: about 1 month agoPosted: 21 days agoPosted: 17 hours agoPosted: 26 days agoPosted: about 1 month agoPosted: 14 days ago 0 comment 0 FacebookTwitterPinterestEmail admin Follow Author previous post Fluxys forms hydrogen partnership with Oman’s OQGN next post FIRST DRIVE | The Mercedes-Benz EQS is an S-Class on stilts You may also like Bookmark Everfuel-Hy24 JV all set to work on green... October 3, 2023 Bookmark thyssenkrupp, Wilhelmsen partner on 3D printing for shipping... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Cepsa bunkers Hapag-Lloyd’s containership with biofuel in Barcelona October 3, 2023 Bookmark US DOE launches $16.4 million funding call for... October 3, 2023 Bookmark Aker Solutions, Subsea7 and SLB joint venture closes October 3, 2023 Bookmark Double win for Baker Hughes offshore Norway October 1, 2023 Bookmark Hutchison Ports YANTIAN kicks off 1st green shipment... October 1, 2023 Bookmark MacGregor to deliver RoRo equipment for 1st methanol-fueled... October 1, 2023 Bookmark HydroQuest launches crowdfunding campaign to support tidal energy... October 1, 2023 Bookmark NKT and Prysmian secure €4.6 billion in cable... October 1, 2023Leave a Comment Cancel ReplySave my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.