CSM takes delivery of wind-assisted, LNG-ready tanker duo
Ship management and maritime service provider Columbia Shipmanagement (CSM) has taken delivery of newbuilding vessels M/T Atrotos and M/T Anikitos, two 50,000 dwt, eco-friendly chemical/product MR tankers.
As informed, the two ships, built by Hyundai Vietnam Shipyard Co., were delivered on 21 April.
They are two out of six sister vessels delivered to CSM in 2023, with eco-friendly design, liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuel ready, assigned with wind-assisted ready and HVSC-ready notations by ABS.
The HVSC-ready notation is for the ships equipped with high voltage shore connection systems to be installed in the future, and the wind-assist ready notation refers to vessels equipped with wind-assist equipment to be installed on board.
Furthermore, the MR tankers are equipped with IHM notation for safe recycling.
Both vessels have future-proof design compliant with EEDI Phase 3 and are annotated with ABS SUSTAIN-1 (2020) that demonstrates adherence to the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), according to the company.
To remind, CSM recently revealed it is conducting a trial of the new Starlink satellite internet service on a number of vessels.
The Starlink service, provided by a constellation of low-earth orbit (LEO) satellites operated by SpaceX, is designed to deliver high-speed internet connectivity to ships and vessels across all sectors of the maritime industry.