Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT) market main unbiased proprietor and operator of shuttle tankers introduced that it has been awarded a contract to construct two LNG fueled Shuttle Tanker. The two new 124,000 DWT LNG fueled shuttle tankers can be constructed by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd shipyard in Korea with supply mid-2022 and the vessels will function in North Sea below time-charter contract for a most 10 years interval. These vessels will be capable to cut back emissions of CO2 equivalents considerably in comparison with typical oil-fueled shuttle tankers, by utilizing LNG as the first gas and additional utilized the vitality recovered from unstable natural compounds. There may even be put in a battery package deal to save lots of vitality throughout DP operation. “We are happy to announce that KNOT and ENI prolong their partnership within the North Sea with two new LNG shuttle tankers. ENI, by their possession in Vår Energi has many pursuits in North Sea gasoline and oil fields and is thus one of many main gamers within the space. This contract is the third and fourth long-term time-charter shuttle-tanker contracts between ENI and KNOT Group. We are happy that ENI has acknowledged KNOT capabilities and experience within the shuttle tanker operation with the awarding of this new contracts”
Knutsen Group is a totally built-in delivery firm headquartered in Haugesund, Norway.
(Source and picture KNOT/Carmen Knutsen shuttle tanker)
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