BW Pavilion LNG names two newbuilds
BW Pavilion LNG, a joint venture between BW Group and Pavilion Energy, held a shipnaming ceremony at Hyundai Heavy Industries shipyard for two Singapore-flagged LNG newbuildings, the BW Pavilion Vanda and BW Pavilion Leeara.
Andreas Sohmen-Pao, BW Group Chairman, said that the naming ceremony of the two JV vessels is a major milestone and added that the group is looking to continue the growth in the segment.
The Singapore-flagged LNG newbuildings will add to the JV’s fleet currently on water. Classed by DNV-GL, the newbuildings feature low boil-off rates (BOR), hybrid low-duty (LD) compressors (which reduce the amount of fuel needed to cool the vessel’s liquefied natural gas cargo), and a ballast water treatment system that is fully compliant with the International Maritime Organisation’s Ballast Water performance standards.
Both vessels are designed to comply with new Panama Canal requirements and are certified for possible future transit through the canal.
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