GasLog Names SHI-Built LNG Carrier Duo
Greece-based LNG carrier owner and operator GasLog named two new Samsung Heavy Industries-built ships in a ceremony on March 12.
The company’s newest vessels were named GasLog Gladstone and GasLog Warsaw.
GasLog Gladstone was delivered to its owners in the same ceremony.
In a social media statement, GasLog said the 174,000 cbm GasLog Gladstone would start a long term charter to Shell following delivery.
The company did not provide additional info on the 180,000m cbm GasLog Warsaw.
On March 12th we celebrated ? the naming ceremony of our two newest vessels from Samsung Heavy Industries, GasLog Gladstone & GasLog Warsaw, 174,000m³ and 180,000m³ respectively. We are very proud to see these state of the art vessels being added to our fleet! @GasLogLNG pic.twitter.com/RwOI5fuh7i
— @GasLogLNG (@GasLogLNG) March 15, 2019
According to VesselsValue data, the Bermuda-flagged GasLog Gladstone measures 293 meters in length and has a deadweight of 88,000 tons.
The naming of the carrier duo comes on the heels of a financially record-breaking year for the company in which it reported USD 618.3 million of revenues and a profit of USD 126.4 million.
In 2018, GasLog ordered a total of six new LNG carriers at South Korean Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) shipyard.