The third out of six vessels ordered by the Gothia Tanker Alliance series has been delivered. The vessel has been named Thun Venern for the owner Erik Thun Group.
This FKAB design is an ice class 1A environmental friendly tanker, equipped with batteries and dual fuel engines for LNG operation. It is of 16 300 DWT on design draught and 18 000 DWT on scantling draught.
This vessel concept is named FKAB T24C1 and was developed by FKAB together with the owner Furetank. Through the FKAB offices in Sweden and China, the company also delivered the basic and detail design to the shipyard.
Vessel number four will be delivered during 2018 and the final two vessels during 2019, by the shipyard Avic Dingheng.
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