Tosca LNG Dual-Fuel Tanker Wins Green Award Certification

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  • Tosca is the first chemical tanker to earn the Green Award CO2 label.
  • Tosca’s status as a trailblazer in sustainable shipping solutions.
  • GEFO aims for a carbon-neutral fleet by 2045.

The LNG dual-fuel tanker Tosca, owned by GEFO, is the first chemical tanker to earn the Green Award CO2 label, signaling its sustainability in the maritime sector, reports Offshore Energy.

Key Features of the Tosca

  • Built-in 2021 at China Merchant Jinling Shipyard.
  • Deadweight tonnage: 7,200 tonnes, cargo capacity: 8,000 cubic meters.
  • Length: 109.6 meters, width: 18.4 meters, draft: 7.2 meters.
  • Powered by a 3,000 kW MAK 6M34DF dual-fuel diesel engine.
  • Equipped with 16 separate stainless steel tanks and ice class 1A.

CEO’s Statement

Sven von Appen emphasizes the pioneering role of GEFO’s fleet and Tosca’s status as a trailblazer in sustainable shipping solutions.

Impact of Certification

Tosca’s Green Award certification brings financial incentives for sustainable ships in global ports and drives industry-wide support for voluntary impact.

Company’s Sustainability Efforts

GEFO, with 150 vessels (inland and ocean-going), has 92 Green Award-certified ships and invests in emission-reducing technologies. Tosca’s CO2 label marks a significant milestone in GEFO’s sustainability journey.

Future Plans

GEFO aims for a carbon-neutral fleet by 2045, intending to replace conventional fuels gradually with alternative options like green methanol, ammonia, or hydrogen. The company’s recent order of ten 3,850 dwt tankers underscores its commitment to sustainability.

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Source: offshore energy

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