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Nakilat transitions LNG carrier to in-house management

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Nakilat has assumed full ship management and operations of the Q-Flex LNG carrier Al Sadd.

The vessel was transferred from Shell International Trading and Shipping Co Ltd with effect from 13 August 2020, as part of the second phase of Nakilat’s planned fleet management transition programme.

With a cargo carrying capacity of 210 200 m3, Al Sadd is wholly-owned by Nakilat and chartered by Qatargas. The vessel built in South Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering was delivered in September 2011 and has been in service ever since.

Al Sadd is the fifth vessel that will come under the management of Nakilat Shipping Qatar Ltd. (NSQL) this year, bringing the total number of vessels managed by NSQL to 24, comprising of 20 LNG and 4 LPG carriers.

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