Celsius Tankers, a unit of Danish proprietor Celsius Delivery, has ordered two extra 180,000 cu m LNG carriers at Samsung Heavy Industries, taking its orderbook of ultra-eco ships to 6 and including to the fleet of 4 items already delivered in 2020 and 2021.
The brand new order will likely be sister vessels to the first 4 vessels however, based on Celsius, provides extra enhancements, together with decrease emissions and lowered gas consumption. The brand new vessels will likely be fitted with ME-GA propulsion.
The vessels will likely be constructed to Lloyds’ Register class notation EEDI-3 assembly IMO necessities for ships constructed after 2025 for 30% extra vitality effectivity. The 2 newbuilds ship in 2024 and can enter right into a long run time constitution with one of many first-class vitality majors. Swiss-based commodity buying and selling big Gunvor, via its subsidiary Clearlake Delivery, chartered the primary quartet set to ship throughout 2023 and 2024.
Celsius Tankers just lately took supply of the fourth and final LNG service from the earlier sequence of 180,000 cu m XDF vessels ordered at Samsung Heavy in 2018. The most recent order will see Celsius Tankers’ complete fleet develop to 10 180,000 cu m LNG carriers.