Nakilat takes over management of Q-Max LNG carrier from Shell

Nakilat takes over management of Q-Max LNG carrier from Shell
Q-Max LNG carrier Mozah (Image courtesy of Nakilat)

Qatari LNG shipping company, Nakilat, has taken over the management of the Q-Max LNG carrier Mozah from Shell International Trading and Shipping Company (STASCO). 

It is the first vessel to be transitioned under the agreement signed between Nakilat and Shell earlier this month, Nakilat, the world’s largest LNG shipper said in its statement.

STASCO will be handing over the management of Nakilat’s fleet in three phases, starting this year to Nakilat’s ship management unit, Nakilat Shipping Qatar Limited (NSQL).

NSQL is currently managing four Q-Flex LNG carriers and four large LPG carriers.

Mozah, a Q-Max vessel wholly-owned by Nakilat and chartered by Qatargas, is the world’s largest LNG carrier in operation with a cargo carrying capacity of 266,000 cubic meters.

It has completed 55 voyages, covering almost 700,000 nautical miles, since it was delivered in July 2008, Nakilat said.

 

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Oct 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
30 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 1 2 3

CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening

The CWC World LNG Summit & Awards Evening will be returning to Rome in 2019 to celebrate it’s 20th year.

read more >

LNG Bunkering Mediterrean

The only 3-day course offering theoretical and practical training on LNG bunkering designed by the Mediterranean market leaders.   

read more >

6th Mozambique Gas Summit & Exhibit

This year’s edition will have a revamped programme for attendees.

read more >

FLNG World Congress 2019

2019 FLNG World Congress will bring together stakeholders across the floating liquefaction value…

read more >