Gulf Oil and Gas accountACCOUNT

Successive Orders for Large LNG Carriers

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 7/15/2003, Location: Middle East

In March 2003, Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corporation concluded a basic agreement with Mitsui O.S.K Lines for an LNG carrier with a capacity of 145,000m3. Two 145,000m3 carrier orders had already been received from Mitsui O.S.K Lines (For Oman and Algeria, both co-owned) and this marks the third informal order placed for this type of vessel.

Moreover, Kawasaki Shipbuilding and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. received an order for one 145,000m3 carrier with the option for another purchase from the Oman government in July. The first carrier will be built at Kawasaki Shipbuilding’s Sakaide Shipyard and delivery is scheduled for December 2005 with the optional second carrier being built at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

The vessels are LNG carriers that have 4 spherical Moss type tanks with a total cargo tank capacity of 145,000m3, developed by Kawasaki Shipbuilding. The successive orders evidenced our technological strengths accumulated through long experience in building and maintaining LNG carriers. The superiority of this type of ship is clear, with a large capacity while being within the required ship size for entry into the world’s major LNG terminals.

LNG Carriers News in Oman >>

Kuwait >>  11/12/2019 - Honeywell (HON) announced that Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) has selected Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) to be the main au...
United Arab Emirates >>  11/12/2019 - ADNOC LNG has concluded supply agreements with subsidiaries of BP and TOTAL, effectively booking out the majority of its LNG production through Q1 202...

United Arab Emirates >>  11/11/2019 - Penspen has been awarded a prestigious Project Management Consultancy (PMC) framework agreement from the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). The f...
Oman >>  11/6/2019 - Rex International Holding subsidiary Masirah Oil has announced that it has awarded a drilling rig contract to Foresight Offshore Drilling, to utilize ...

United Arab Emirates >>  11/5/2019 - GMS announces the award of a 4-year contract (firm period) for a K-Class (Small) vessel. GMS's customer is a Middle East national oil company, for whi...
United Arab Emirates >>  10/15/2019 - The Abu Dhabi Government and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) have awarded to a subsidiary of the Russian listed PJSC Lukoil Oil Company (LU...

Related Categories: General  LNG Carriers  LNG Terminal  Natural Gas Storage  Oil and Gas Pipeline  Oil Storage  Railways  Tank Truck  Tankers 

Related Articles: General  LNG Carriers  LNG Terminal  Natural Gas Storage  Oil and Gas Pipeline  Oil Storage  Railways  Tank Truck  Tankers 


Oman Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 |

More News

Related Links

Gulf Oil and Gas
Copyright © 2019 Universal Solutions All rights reserved. - Terms of Service - Privacy Policy.