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GTT Intros Several Advances in LNG Tech

French multinational naval engineering company Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) announced several advances in its technology development process.The American Bureau of Shipping classification society issued the "LNG Cargo Ready" rating to GTT for its latest VLEC (Very Large Ethane Carrier) model, a first in the ethane sector. The rating certifies that the ethane carriers can be used to transport liquefied natural gas without having to convert the ship's tanks.GTT also received approval in principle from the classification society Bureau Veritas for icebreaker vessels using Mark III

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LNGC Containment Market to Reach $16Bln By 2025

LNG carrier containment market globally through the LNG exports.Latin America held the lowest share of the global market in 2018. However, the region is estimated to witness a modest CAGR in the future, owing to the growing LNG-based industries.Major players of the LNG carrier containment market are Gaztransport & Technigaz, Mitsui O.S.K Lines, Teekay LNG Partners, NYK Line, Gaslog, MISC Berhad, Dynagas LNG Partners, BW Gas, Samsung Heavy Industries, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding, and Kawasaki Heavy Industries

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GTT Wins LNG Simulator Order

 GTT Training, subsidiary of Gaztransport and Technigaz (GTT), has announced that it has received a contract to supply its G-Sim LNG simulator software to L-3 DPA Inc. and Chevron.   The contract involves the development of a new LNG Carrier model based specifically of the new LNG vessels owned and operated by Chevron. The G-Sim software will also interface with the Engine Room simulation equipment being provided to Chevron by L-3 DPA.   Used to provide hands-on, real-time training in the processes and procedures that must be followed to undertake and complete any type of LNG cargo

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