Class AIP (approval in principle) granted for Gas Carriers
During 2014 Wärtsilä Ship Design initiated the design of a series of small scale gas carriers in line with our strategic focus on taking merchant shipping to the gas age. Throughout close cooperation with different class societies, we are happy to announce the below achievement of AIP (approval in principle).
The 20,000m3 LNG Carrier design, WSD50 20K, was verified with AIP by Lloyd’s Register in March 2015 and DNV GL in June 2015.
The 12,000m3 Multi-Gas Carrier design, WSD55 12K, was verified with AIP by CCS – China Classification Society in March 2015 and DNV GL in June 2015.
The 3,000m3 Bunkering Vessel design, WSD59 3K, was verified with AIP by ABS in March 2015.