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Argent Marine-Maersk for AT/B Flexibility

February 24, 2012 in LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Flexibility is the key to a proposal by Argent Marine and Maersk to use separate propulsion and cargo units to handle LNG at ports. The modern “swap-and-drop” AT/Bs – articulated tug/barges – would be modular and scalable, with the cargo units set up for either bulk LNG or individual tanks suitable for transfer to road tractor trailers with no onshore tankage requirements.

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