KR opens LNG Fuel and Bunkering Simulation Center

SourceTrade Arabia
SectorOil & Gas

The Korean Register (KR) has announced the establishment of a new LNG Fuel and Bunkering Simulation Center (KR LSC), located at KR’s headquarters in Busan, South Korea. It officially opened today (September 15).   Following the opening ceremony, a memorandum of understanding was signed between KR and Transgas Solution (TGS) to build an Operator Training Simulator (OTS) system, which will be used to train operators of LNG-propelled ships and for ship-to-ship bunkering.   The KR LSC has been established to facilitate industrial growth across the LNG propulsion and bunkering sector based on KR’s long-standing high level expertise with LNG technology. The use of LNG as a ship fuel and demand for bunkering is expected to increase as a result of the International Maritime Organization's regulations to reduce SOx, which came into effect at the more...