Naming Ceremony of LNG JUROJIN
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. today took part in a naming ceremony for the newbuilding liquefied natural gas carrier LNG JUROJIN, which is co-owned by MOL and Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc. at the Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
Among the many guests on hand were KEPCO President and Director Yagi, who named the new vessel, and his wife, who cut the rope.
After delivery, the LNG JUROJIN will serve a broad range of LNG transport projects, including the Ichthys LNG Project.
To realize its goal of "solid growth through innovative changes" stated in the midterm management plan STEER FOR 2020, the MOL Group draws upon its decades of experience and know-how as the world's leading LNG carrier owner and management company and works aggressively to provide
value-added LNG transport services tailored to the needs of customers, including electric power and gas companies in Japan.
[ Outline of LNG JUROJIN]
(1) Length : 288.0m
(2) Breadth : 48.94m
(3) Draft : 11.55m
(4) LNG tank : Stretched MOSS independent stretched spherical-type tank system
(5) Deadweight tonnage : 136,739 tons
(6) Tank capacity : 155,300m3 (*)
(7) Main engine : Reheating system steam turbine
(8) Speed : 19.5knots
(9) Shipyard : Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipbuilding, Co., Ltd.
(10) Ship management company : Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd.
with continuous tank cover
(*) Actual loading capacity: 153,000 m3