KOTC Takes Delivery of Product Tanker Mutriba

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

October 22, 2014

Delivery ceremony for the 31,445GT product tanker Mutriba

Delivery ceremony for the 31,445GT product tanker Mutriba

Classification society ClassNK said it has completed work on the 31,445 GT product tanker Mutriba, built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd. (HMD) as part of a series of vessels being constructed for the Kuwait Oil Tanker Company S.A.K. (KOTC). The Mutriba was officially delivered to KOTC at a ceremony held in Kuwait on October 20, 2014.

The Mutriba is the fourth and final product tanker to be constructed by HMD as part of this series under ClassNK rules and regulations and in line with KOTC’s standards on safety and environmental performance. The Mutriba, along with the other vessels in the series, utilizes environmentally-friendly technology and is fitted with ballast water treatment systems and all possess an inventory of hazardous material. The series is the first to be constructed in line with the ClassNK Guideline for noise and vibration, and delivered with the relevant Class NK notations “Noise and Vibration Comfort (NVC)” and “Mechanical Vibration Awareness (MVA)”.

Representing ClassNK, K. Murata, Regional Manager of Middle East and S.F. Gilani, General Manager of Kuwait Office attended the delivery ceremony, and expressed their congratulations on behalf of ClassNK to the KOTC representatives for the successful delivery.

Following the delivery, ClassNK will continue to provide classification services for the Mutriba and the other vessels in the series.

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