BW’s 3rd MEGI LNG carrier launched in South Korea
A launching ceremony was held on Friday in South Korea for BW’s third M-type, Electronically Controlled, Gas Injection (MEGI) LNG carrier.
The 173,400-cbm vessel equipped with a reliquefaction system was launched at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s (DSME) shipyard in Geoje, BW’s LNG unit said.
The vessel is scheduled to start a long-term charter from delivery in September this year, BW LNG said.
This newbuilding is the third in a series of seven MEGI vessels that BW ordered at Daewoo, with delivery dates between 2018 and 2021.