Wärtsilä to Supply Cargo Handling System for LNG Bunker Vessel

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

March 3, 2020

(Image: Wärtsilä)

(Image: Wärtsilä)

The technology group Wärtsilä has been selected to supply the cargo handling system for a new 18,000 cbm LNG bunkering vessel. The ship is being built for Korea Line at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Korea. The order was placed in January 2020.

The contract scope includes the engineering, design, procurement, and commissioning of the overall cargo handling system, including the cargo tank design. The equipment delivery is scheduled to commence at the end of 2020, and the ship is expected to be delivered in early 2022. The contract includes an option for a second vessel.

When delivered the vessel will be chartered by Shell.

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