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Nakilat transitions LNG carrier to in-house management

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Nakilat has announced that it has assumed full ship management and operations of the Al Sheehaniya LNG carrier from Shell Trading and Shipping Co. Ltd (STASCo).

Nakilat claims that this is part of the planned and phased transition that was announced on 19 October 2016. The vessel has a cargo carrying capacity of 210 200 m3, is wholly-owned by Nakilat, and is chartered by Qatargas. It was constructed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea, and was delivered in February 2009. It has been in service ever since.

The vessel in the ninth wholly-owned LNG vessel that will come under Nakilat Shipping Qatar Ltd’s management. It brings the total number of vessels managed by the company to 17, consisting of 4 LPG carriers and 13 LNG carriers.

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