Construction starts on Terntank’s hybrid tankers

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By Mirza Duran China Merchants Jinling shipyard started building on Tuesday two LNG and LBG-powered tankers for Sweden’s Terntank.

Image: Terntank

Terntank ordered the duo last year at the Chinese yard previously known as AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding.

The vessels are an upgraded version of the shipping company’s AVIC series.

Rolls-Royce Commercial Marine, now part of Kongsberg, designed the two ships in collaboration with Terntank.

In addition to dual-fuel engines, the 15,000-dwt newbuildings will have a hybrid battery system.

The vessels will also feature shore power connections that will help eliminate port emissions from the auxiliary machines, according to Terntank.

The company hopes that Swedish Port of Gothenburg will make

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