KNOT orders LNG-fueled shuttle bus vessel duo at DSME


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Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT) is buying 2 brand-new LNG sustained shuttle bus vessels for long-lasting time charter to ENI.

The 2 brand-new 124,000 DWT LNG sustained shuttle bus vessels will certainly be developed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & &Marine Engineering Co Ltd (DSME) in Korea with shipment mid-2022. Yonhap information company estimates the shipbuilder as claiming the order deserves $284 million.

The vessels will certainly run in North Sea under time-charter agreement for an optimum one decade duration.

LNG, VOC RECUPERATION As Well As BATTERIES

They vessels will certainly have the ability to minimize discharges of CARBON DIOXIDE matchings considerably contrasted to traditional oil-fueled shuttle bus vessels, both with using LNG as the key gas and also the usage of the power recouped from unpredictable natural substances. There will certainly likewise be set up a battery bundle to conserve power throughout DP procedure.

“We are pleased to announce that KNOT and ENI extend their partnership in the North Sea with two new LNG shuttle tankers,” claims KNOT. “ENI, through their ownership in Vår Energi has many interests in North Sea gas and oil fields and is thus one of the major players in the area. This contract is the third and fourth long-term time-charter shuttle-tanker contract between ENI and KNOT Group. We are pleased that ENI has recognized KNOT capabilities and expertise in the shuttle tanker operation with the awarding of this new contract.”

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