Furetank takes delivery of Swedish LNG-powered tanker

China Merchants Jinling shipyard has delivered the seventh LNG-powered vessel ordered by Sweden’s Gothia Tanker Alliance.

Swedish shipowner Furetank, a member of the alliance, will commercially manage the 17,999 dwt ice-class 1A vessel named Fure Vinga.

The dual-fuel vessel will run on both LNG and LBG and will mostly serve Furetank’s clients in the Baltic region but also northwest Europe.

To remind, the Chinese yard previously known as AVIC Dingheng Shipbuilding launched the vessel in August last year.

The alliance members ordered in total eight dual-fueled product and chemical tankers at the yard.

Besides Furetank that took delivery of four of these ships, the other owners include Alvtank and Thun Tankers. Alvtank received the sixth ship out of this batch back in September 2019.

The medium-sized tankers feature LNG propulsion and battery backup as well.

Each of the FKAB-designed ice class ships is 149 meters long and 22.8 meters wide.

- Advertisements -

Most Popular

Israel’s NewMed Energy keen to develop Leviathan FLNG project

Israel's NewMed Energy, previously known as Delek Drilling, is "really keen" to develop a floating LNG terminal as part...

Greece’s Motor Oil nears FID on Dioriga Gas FSRU

Greece’s Motor Oil is planning to decide on its Dioriga Gas FSRU project near Corinth by the end of...

Deutsche ReGas says first FSRU arrives in Germany

Deutsche ReGas, the developer of the LNG import terminal in the port of Lubmin, said on Wednesday that Germany's...

More News Like This

TGE Marine wins contract to supply equipment for LNG-powered Vinga tankers

Bonn-based TGE Marine Gas Engineering has secured a contract to provide equipment for nine LNG-powered Vinga tankers Swedish shipowner...

Furetank and Algoma place order for two more LNG-powered tankers in China

Swedish shipowner Furetank and Canada’s Algoma Central have ordered two more LNG-powered tankers at China Merchants Jinling Shipyard in...

Furetank sells two LNG-powered tankers to Neste

Swedish shipowner Furetank has sold two of its LNG-powered product tankers to Finnish company Neste. The 17,999-dwt dual-fuel vessels in...

Furetank orders two more LNG-powered tankers in China

Swedish shipowner Furetank said it has ordered another two LNG-powered tankers at China Merchants Jinling Shipyard in Yangzhou. "This means...