Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has announced that a naming ceremony for an LNG carrier, jointly ordered by MOL and China COSCO Shipping Corp. Ltd, was held at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd.
The LNG Merak is the second of four newbuilding LNG carriers for the Yamal LNG project announced at the end of June 2017, and the sister vessel of the LNG Dubhe, which was delivered at the end of last October in the same shipyard. LNG Merak will be engaged in the transport of the project’s LNG from transshipment terminals in Europe to Asia LNG terminals.
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