GTA Names Sixth LNG-Fueled Tanker

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

June 4, 2019

Photo: FKAB

Photo: FKAB

Marine engineering company FKAB said that the sixth vessel ordered by the Gothia Tanker Alliance (GTA), a network of established tanker operators,  has been named at the Avic Dingheng shipyard.

The 'Ramelia' is the sixth in a series of vessels ordered for the Gothia Tanker Alliance series.

The Ramelia, which is owned by Rederi AB Älvtank, is an ice class 1A environmental friendly tanker, equipped with batteries and dual-fuel engines for LNG operation.

It is of 16,300 DWT on design draught & 18,000 DWT on scantling draught, said a press release.

This vessel concept is named FKAB T24C1 and was developed by FKAB together with the owner Furetank.

Through our FKAB offices in Sweden & China, we also delivered Basic Design & Detail Design to the shipyard Avic Dingheng.

Next to Ramelia is also one of the vessels of 9900 DWT Stainless steel tankers for Utkilen Rederi AS being finalized.

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