Maran Tankers Takes Delivery Of Fourth LNG Dual-Fuel VLCC

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Maran Tankers Management, the oil tanker shipping unit of the Angelicoussis Group, has taken delivery of the Maran Dione, the fourth in a series of four LNG dual-fuel very large crude carriers (VLCC) , reports ruhin roy of engine. Online.

Lloyd’s Registered-classed vessel

The 320,500 DWT, Lloyd’s Register-classed vessel was delivered by Samsung Heavy Industries on 27 July and flies the Greek flag, Angelicoussis Group said in a social media

Delivery of three vessels

The Maran Dione follows the Antonis I. Angelicoussis, Maria A. Angelicoussis and Maran Danae, which were delivered in January, February and April, respectively.

By consuming LNG as fuel, these vessels “can emit up to 50% less carbon dioxide than an equivalent 2008-built VLCC,” MTM claims.

According to World Bank study, LNG can curb carbon dioxide emissions by about a quarter compared to conventional bunker fuels. But its methane emissions can be 36 times more potent as a greenhouse gas (GHG) compared to carbon dioxide over a century.

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