VESSELS-Pilot case Venice

Venice pilot case: Executive design and construction of innovative LNG vessel

Executive design of an innovative duel-fuel vessel LNG/diesel
Construction of those parts of the vessel related to LNG engines and propulsion system: LNG tanks, piping and related equipment and components
Studies to adapt port safety regulation to the innovative vessel operations and LNG bunkering and the training needs

Semi-Submersible Barge Transporter (SSBT):
Innovative vessel prototype

Key elements

  • Energy efficiency
  • Low environmental impact
  • Innovation and rationalization of the logistics chain (integration of MoS into EU Corridors);
  • Increase competitiveness of shipyard sector

Principal dimensions

  • Length overall: 162.00 m
  • Length between P.P.: 148.85 m
  • Breadth Moulded: 31.50 m
  • Draught Operating: 5.50/7.50 m

  • It is fully replicable in every place in the world where the larger size of the ships demand increasing nautical accessibility
  • The first testing area of the prototype will be the Venice Lagoon: SSBT has been designed to minimize the effects on its sensitive ecology and in particular low-wash generation


sailling on the LNG era

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