This month Peters Shipyards and Veth Propulsion confirm their cooperation with a new assignment for rudder propellers ans a bow thruster for the first LNG tanker from Interstream Barging.
Rudder propellers and bow thruster
Peters Shipyards ordered two electrical driven (500 kW) Z-drives, type VZ-550 and a Veth Jet , type 2-K-1000.
Later in 2012 Interstream Barging puts the first LNG Greenstream Tanker into use. The LNG Greenstream Tanker is the first vessel that fully steers on LNG, Liquid Natural Gas. Pieter Peeters, CEO Interstream Barging: “De LNG Greenstream Tanker is an electrical driven vessel and an enormous step forward for the inland marine market, where sustainability, safety and efficiency are extremely important."