Nakilat transitions LNG Al Ghuwairiya to in-house

Nakilat transitions LNG Al Ghuwairiya to in-house
LNG carrier Al Ghuwairiya.
Published: 4 December 2016 - 1:51 a.m.
By: Yasmin Helal

Nakilat has assumed full ship management and operations of Q-Max LNG carrier Al Ghuwairiya from STASCo (Shell Trading and Shipping Company Ltd) with effect from 1 December 2016, as part of the planned and phased transition announced on 19th October 2016.

With a cargo carrying capacity of 263,300 cubic meters, Al Ghuwairiya is wholly-owned by Nakilat and chartered by Qatargas. The vessel built in South Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering was delivered in December 2008 and has been in service ever since.

Al Ghuwairiya is the fourth Q-Max vessel that will come under the management of Nakilat Shipping Qatar Ltd this year, bringing the total number of vessels managed by NSQL to 12, comprising of 8 LNG and 4 LPG carriers.

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