GEFO orders FKAB-designed LNG-ready tankers in China

GEFO orders FKAB-designed LNG-ready tankers in China
Image courtesy of FKAB

German shipping group Gesellschaft Fur Oeltransporte (GEFO) has placed an order for two LNG-ready 7,000 DWT stainless steel chemical tankers at the Chinese shipyard Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding. 

The German company has an option for two additional vessels, all based on the design developed by the marine engineering company FKAB.

The tankers will be equipped with 14 cargo tanks and are certified for Finnish/Swedish ice class, ICE 1A, FKAB said in its statement.

The propulsion system consists of a four-stroke main engine being LNG and dual fuel ready.

With the order, GEFO is looking to prepare for the future challenges for propulsion and fuel availability, according to FKAB.

Share this article

Follow LNG World News


<< Mar 2019 >>
25 26 27 28 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

6th Mozambique Gas Summit & Exhibition

The CWC Group and ENH would like to thank all attendees, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors…

read more >


LNG2019 is presented by the IGU, GTI and IIR, supported by the Shanghai Government and hosted by China LNG Association, China Gas Society, The Chinese Association of Refrigeration and China Gas Association.

read more >

CWC World Gas & Power Series – Brazil & the Americas Summit

Meet with the Gas, LNG & Power Industry in Brazil & the Americas

read more >

Downstream 2019

Renowned as the most significant global meeting place for Downstream professionals…

read more >