LNG Ready

Making vessels ready for future LNG retrofitting or for LNG operation today

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If you are ready to improve the way you do shipping, the LNG Ready service from DNV GL is just right for you. In light of rising fuel costs and ever-tightening emission regulations, you need an expert partner on your side who can support you in discovering if the switch to LNG as ship fuel is the most cost-effective solution for your vessel and individual needs. As part of DNV GL’s LNG Ready service, we provide decision support to ship owners, designers and yards for making vessels ready for future LNG retrofitting or for LNG operation today. Backed by our expert technical and financial feasibility studies, we help you select the best solution according to operational, environmental and financial requirements. Our solution Our tried-and-tested LNG Ready process – from planning and concept design to approval in principle and final risk assessment – will get you started on the course to LNG as ship fuel. Your benefits Ready for future LNG retrofit:

  • DNV GL validates that the system is optimised for easy retrofit
  • Minimum investment required
  • Cost/benefit assessment pinpoints when a full conversion is attractive
Ready for LNG operation:
  • Payback time starts immediately
  • Cost-benefit assessment illustrates the vessel’s performance to ship owners and charterers
  • The design includes all the required systems for operating on LNG fuel
  • More environmentally friendly profile