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April 5, 2018

Furetank Fleet Adds LNG-fuelled Fure Vinga

Photo: Gothia Tanker Alliance

Photo: Gothia Tanker Alliance

 Swedish shipping company Furetank Rederi AB, a part of the Gothia Tanker Alliance, has taken delivery of its latest vessel, Fure Vinga, the first in a series of six 17.999 DWT product tankers with LNG operation. 

 "We welcome Fure Vinga to our alliance!  We wish the ship and her crew fair winds and good fortune!," said Gothia Tanker Alliance in a Twitter message.
The vessel has been transferred to Furetank following successful sea trials and started its trip from the shipyard of Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding in China, sailing to Europe.
Featuring a length of 149.9 meters and a beam of 22.8 meters, the newbuilding was delivered by China’s shipbuilder Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding.
The tanker will be commercially managed by Furetank Chartering in the Gothia Tanker Alliance.
The vessel has a minimal impact on the environment, with close to 50% reduction of CO2 emissions.