Marine engineering company FKAB said that the sixth vessel ordered by the Gothia Tanker Alliance has been named at the Avic Dingheng shipyard in China.
The vessel named Ramelia is owned by Rederi AB Älvtank, FKAB said in its statement.
The vessel, designed by FKAB is an ice-class 1A tanker featuring batteries and dual fuel engines for LNG operation. It is of 16,300 DWT on design draught & 18,000 DWT on scantling draught.
This vessel concept is named FKAB T24C1 and was developed by FKAB together with the owner Furetank. The marine engineer delivered basic design and detail design to the shipyard Avic Dingheng.
FKAB added that in addition to Ramelia, a 9,900 DWT stainless steel tanker for Utkilen Rederi AS being finalized.