DSME: Awilco LNG Takes Delivery of WilForce
Awilco LNG has taken delivery of its first 156,000 cbm newbuilding – WilForce from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd., (DSME) of South Korea.
The vessel was delivered on budget approximately 16 days delayed compared to original contract.
Chief Executive Officer of Awilco LNG, Mr. Jon Skule Storheill, says: “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”.
The vessel was subsequently sold to Teekay LNG Partners L.P., and bareboat chartered back by Awilco LNG for a period of five years plus a one-year extension option.
Press Release, September 17, 2013