ASTM WK73586

    New Specification for Selection and Application of Cryogenic Tank Insulation Systems on LNG-Fueled Ships

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    Developed by Subcommittee: F25.02 | Committee F25 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    Develop an installation guideline for installing cryogenic insulation materials on new vessels with cryogenic tanks and/or using LNG fuel. Additionally to make the standard able to unify both the Canadian and US flag administrations language concerning SOLAS specifically addressing Fire Resistance, Flame Spread rating and Self Extinguishing definitions and applications.


    cryogenic insulation; LNG fuel; cryogenic tank


    To develop an industry standard for properly insulating cryogenic tank (bunker) vessels and LNG-fueled vessels. Target audience is intended to be engineers, architects, and construction employees in the LNG ship building market.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Christopher Bullock


    F25.02 (21-02)

    Negative Votes Need Resolution