GasLog Ltd. announced the delivery of a new LNG carrier GasLog Santiago, from Samsung Heavy Industries.
Immediately on delivery, which was on budget and ahead of schedule, she commenced a medium-term charter to Methane Services Ltd. (BG Group).
The vessel is a 155,000 cubic meter tri-fuel Diesel Electric LNG carrier that sets new standards for efficient performance and environmental protection. The vessel is classified to the ABS ENVIRO+ notation, signifying the highest level of environmental protection and energy conservation. Furthermore the vessel is equipped with a new type of cargo compressors that will reduce the release of greenhouse gasses and offer enhanced cargo and heel management.
The owners say that the new ship will be operated by GasLog LNG Services Ltd. in accordance with their Marine Health, Safety, Quality, Environmental and Energy Management system which in December was certified by ABS to be in compliance with ISO50001.
GasLog has a further three LNG carrier newbuildings due for delivery this year, as well as two in 2014 one in 2015 and two in 2016.