STX Launches LNG Tanker SCF Mitre

STX Offshore & Shipbuilding has launched the second ice class LNG tanker, SCF Mitre, ordered by Russia’s Sovcomflot under a long-term agreement with Shell, the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) said in a statement.

The first tanker, SCF Melampus, was launched on 5 November 2013. The delivery of SCF Melampus is planned for the late 2014, SCF Mitre – for early 2015.

The LNG tankers, with cargo capacity of about 170,000 cbm, are fitted with the equipment needed for operation in low temperatures that will provide for round-the-year transportation of LNG from all existing terminals to the global market.

SCF Mitre main particulars:

– length o.a.: 299.9 m;

– breadth: 45.80 m;

– depth: 26.00 m;

– draught designed: 12.50 m;

– deadweight: 94,700 t;

– gross tonnage: 111,665.

LNG World News Staff, February 11, 2014; Image: SCF

 

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