South Korea’s Hanwha Ocean, previously known as DSME, has contracted Norwegian firm TMC Compressors to supply a complete marine compressed air system to two Maran Gas Maritime’s LNG carriers.
Under the contract, TMC said it will also supply control and service air compressors.
The firm will manufacture the equipment in Europe and ship it to South Korea.
TMC did not provide the price tag of the deal.
The two 174,000-cbm ships will equipped with a high-pressure dual-fuel propulsion engine and smart energy saving systems.
Hanwha Ocean plans to deliver the vessels in 2026.
Maria Angelicoussis-led Maran Gas recently booked two more LNG carriers at Hanwha Ocean scheduled for delivery by June 2027.
Including these vessels, Maran Gas ordered in total 11 LNG carriers at DSME since November 2021.