Navigator Aurora


The world’s largest Ethylene/Ethane carrier of 37,000 m³ capacity
for NAVIGATOR GAS, United Kingdom

General Information

Project Data:2626
Shipyard:Jiangnan Shipyard Group Co., Ltd., China
Year of completion:2016-2017
TGE’s scope:EPCS-contract, gas handling system including cargo tanks and LNG fuel gas system for ME-GI engine and LNG fuel tanks


35,000 m³ semi ref. LEG carrier, type 2G 
Length o.a.179.89 m
Beam:29.6 m
Draught (LNG): 11 m

Characteristics of gas plant:

Capacity:35,000 m³
Number of cargo tanks:3 (bilobe type)
Material of cargo tanks:5% Ni Steel
Design temperature / pressure:-104°C / 4.16 bar g acc. to IMO at sea
Maximum cargo density:690 kg/m³
Number of segregations:2
Cargo manifolds:2 liquid lines, 1 x 14”, 1 x 10” ANSI 300 lbs flanges
2 vapour lines, 1 x 10”, 1 x 6” ANSI 150 lbs flanges
Loading- / Unloadingrate:4,000 m³/h / 3,300 m³/h
Deepwell pump6 x 550 m³/h at 120 m LC
Booster pump2 x 550 m³/h at 120 m LC
Number of cargo heater / vaporizer:2 (1xLPG, 1x Ethylene)
1 purge condenserShell & tube for LPG & Ethylene
Reliquefaction system:Cascade / direct cycle
2 x refrigerant compressors (refrigerant Propylene)
3 x cargo compressors
Cargo piping system:Stainless steel, AISI 316L
Inertgas plant:PSA type Capacity: 1,500 Nm³ at 99.5 vol. % N2
Deck Tank:Capacity: 1 x 200 m³
Design Pressure / Temperature18 bar g/-104°C
LNG fuel gas system:2x 1,000 m³ LNG fuel gas tanks, high pressure fuel gas system for MAN ME-GI dual fuel main engine and low pressure fuel gas system for 4-stroke dual fuel auxiliary engines

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