Liquid hydrogen carrier Suiso Frontier visits Oman

Oman’s Sultan Qaboos Port today (August 16) received the ‘world’s first’ liquid hydrogen tanker, the Suiso Frontier, as part of the Japanese vessel’s programme to visit a number of Middle Eastern countries.

Manufactured by Kawasaki Heavy Industries and now operated by Shell, the Suiso Frontier transports up to 8,000 tonnes of liquid hydrogen at temperatures of -253oC. In February 2022, the ship transported its first load of liquid hydrogen from Australia to Japan.

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