NYK mentioned that the joint-venture firms (Comprising NYK, “Ok” Line, MISC Berhad, and China LNG Delivery (Holdings) Restricted) that NYK is part of have signed a long-term time-charter contract with QatarEnergy, the state vitality firm of Qatar, for seven liquefied pure gasoline (LNG) carriers. The joint-venture firms have additionally executed shipbuilding contracts for the seven 174,000 m3 LNG carriers with Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.
These ships will likely be outfitted with an X-DF 2.1 iCER and air lubrication system, each of which is able to contribute to a discount of GHG emissions and an improved environmental influence.
LNG Service Principal Particulars
Size, oa: approx. 299m
Molded Breadth: 46.4m
Propulsion system: X-DF2.1 iCER (twin gas engine that makes use of gasoline admitted at low strain)
Cargo tank capability: 174,000 cubic meters
Velocity: 19.5 knots
Shipbuilder: Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd.