Samsung Develops Eco-Friendly LNG Passenger Vessel

8 July 2009 (Last Updated July 8th, 2009 18:30)

South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries has developed an eco-friendly liquefied natural gas-powered large passenger boat. The boat reduces emissions of nitrogen oxide and sulphur oxides by more than 90% and also cuts operating costs by 38% by recycling the heat generated by the e

South Korea’s Samsung Heavy Industries has developed an eco-friendly liquefied natural gas-powered large passenger boat.

The boat reduces emissions of nitrogen oxide and sulphur oxides by more than 90% and also cuts operating costs by 38% by recycling the heat generated by the engine.

The passenger vessel is 225m long and 31m wide and sails at a speed of 40kmp/h with 300 passengers.