Like the other two vessels, Liberty is LNG-conversion-ready, 50 000 DWT, and has a 330 000 barrel cargo capacity. All three vessels are 610 ft long and were designed DSEC – a subsidiary of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) of Busan, South Korea.
The ECO design achieves improved fuel efficiency through a number of features, including a G-series MAN ME slow-speed main engine, as well as an optimised hull form.
All of the vessels were constructed at NASSCO’s shipyard in San Diego, US. Construction on the first vessel commenced in 4Q14.
Read the article online at: https://www.lngindustry.com/small-scale-lng/23022017/lng-conversion-ready-tanker-commences-sea-trials/