Fratelli Cosulich Orders Eco-Friendly Chemical Tankers For Sustainable Shipping

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  • Fratelli Cosulich Group, a leader in maritime transportation, has placed an order for two eco-friendly chemical tankers designed to transport a variety of fuels, including methanol and biofuels.
  • This investment reinforces the company’s dedication to sustainable practices within the maritime industry.

Fratelli Cosulich Group continues its push for environmental responsibility by ordering two new chemical tankers capable of carrying various fuel types. These vessels, scheduled for delivery in the first half of 2026, represent a significant step towards a more sustainable future for maritime shipping.

Designed for Versatility and Sustainability

The new tankers, built by Taizhou Maple Leaf Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., boast a capacity of 7,999 dwt (deadweight tonnage) and are designed with versatility in mind. They can handle a range of cargo options within their tanks, including traditional fuel oil, biofuels, and methanol. This flexibility enhances their utility and caters to the evolving needs of the market.

Commitment to Sustainability and Innovation

Fratelli Cosulich emphasizes its dedication to environmental responsibility and technological advancements in the maritime sector through this investment. Their team’s expertise, coupled with a fleet prepared to embrace sustainable marine energy sources, fuels this commitment.

Building a Multi-Fuel Future

The company acknowledges the importance of a multi-fuel future in the maritime industry. Their existing fleet already includes the operational twin LNG bunker vessels, Alice Cosulich and Paolina Cosulich, addressing the demand for LNG-fueled ships. Additionally, Fratelli Cosulich demonstrates a forward-thinking approach through vessels like Marta Cosulich, the first of its kind to deliver biofuel and methanol. The upcoming delivery of their second methanol-fueled chemical tanker in 2025 further solidifies their leadership in this space.

Industry Leadership in Clean Shipping

Fratelli Cosulich Group’s investment in alternative fuels goes beyond simply meeting regulatory requirements. By embracing eco-friendly solutions, they are setting a strong example for the industry and leading the charge towards cleaner maritime transportation.

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Source: Cosulich