New LNG Carrier for EDF LNG Shipping Receives Cyber Notation

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

May 18, 2020

Photo: NYK Line

Photo: NYK Line

A liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier dubbed Elisa Larus, owned by France LNG Shipping (a French ship-owning company jointly owned by NYK and Geogas LNG) and under a long-term charter contract with EDF LNG Shipping, was delivered. Built at Hyundai Samho Heavy Industriesthe ships is the first long-term contract with EDF LNG Shipping and will be engaged in LNG transportation for up to 20 years.

The vessel has a 174,000 cu. m. capacity membrane-type cargo tank fitted with a GTT Mark III Flex cargo containment system and a dual-fuel slow-speed engine (WinGD X-DF).

In addition, the vessel classed by Bureau Veritas, has been awarded the French classification society’s cyber security notation, reportedly the first such award of a cyber notation for an LNG carrier.

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