Awilco LNG of Norway Takes Delivery of Its First Newbuilding

Awilco LNG of Norway Takes Delivery of Its First Newbuilding

Awilco LNG of Norway said that it has taken delivery of its first 156,000 cbm newbuilding – “WilForce” from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) of South Korea.

The vessel was delivered on budget approximately 16 days delayed compared to original contract, the company said in a statement.

The vessel was subsequently sold to Teekay LNG Partners and bareboat chartered back by Awilco LNG for a period of five years plus a one-year extension option.

Chief Executive Officer of Awilco LNG, Jon Skule Storheill, said:

We are very pleased to take delivery of the vessel which is built to the highest standard and latest eco-friendly technology that we are looking forward to present to the market“.

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LNG World News Staff, September 17, 2013; Image: Awilco LNG

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