Unitor to Supply Skaugen Fleet
Thursday, December 12, 2002
A six-ship fleet of state-of-the-art ethylene carriers building for Norway’s I.M. Skaugen at the Hudong-Zhonghua Shipyard in Shanghai, China are being fitted with a comprehensive range of fire-fighting and fire-protection systems from Unitor.
All six ships, known as the Super Coolers, have been specially designed for operation within the Norgas fleet of gas tankers. The first four vessels, Norgas Orinda, Norgas Sonoma, Norgas Petaluma and Norgas Alameda have a capacity of 8,556m³, while the remaining two vessels, Norgas Shasta and Norgas Napa, are slightly larger at 10,208m³. The Norwegian owner holds an option on a further four vessels.