Ramelia Begins Maiden Voyage
The LNG tanker Ramelia has been delivered to the chemical tankers in Northern Europe Rederi AB Älvtank, becoming the sixth of eight vessels ordered in the Gothia Tanker Alliance series.
The vessels are built on a design where FKAB Marine design, in great cooperation with the owners Furetank, Älvtank and Thun Tankers and together with Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding Co. Ltd., have been involved from the first sketch all the way to Detail Design.
This design 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.
The picture taken from monkey island by FKAB, with the main deck overview, was taken yesterday (September 20) on her way to Lahad Datu at Borneo, in an average wind speed of 18m/s.