Oman Drydock Receives Largest Two LNG Carriers Yet

Press Release
Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Oman Drydock Company (ODC) receives its largest largest LNG carriers since starting operation

Oman DryDock Company (ODC) has made another milestone achievement when it received the largest two carriers since starting the soft operation last April. The earlier gas carrier received by the company last year, Muscat LNG which is owned by Oman Shipping Company, was smaller in size compared to the carriers received by the dock during this period. 


Commenting on this milestone achievement, Sheikh Khalil bin Ahmed al Salmi said Oman DryDock Company received the German Crude Carrier Alpha Glory that has a capacity of 309,636 tons. The carrier, of dimensions  333 m x 58 m x 31.2 m will receive the required maintenance and repair service at the dock. The service includes the replacement of a large quantity of steel in addition to cleaning the tanks. 



'The company also received Echigo Maru gas carrier, owned by NYK LNG Management of Japan. The vessel, which has a capacity of 67,219 tons will receive general maintenance that includes replacement of a large quantity of steel, he added. 


Since the soft operation in April 2011, the company completed the maintenance of 77 domestic and international carriers for companies in Japan, U.S.A, India, Iran and others. The company also enhanced its presence in the specialized exhibitions and forums to raise awareness of the ship owners about the wide range of services provided by the company. The participation in such international events also aim at attracting more customers and reach our preset goal namely to receive not less than 200 vessels a year, Sheikh Khalil bin Ahmed al Salm commented. 


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