Photo: Courtesy of Donsötank Rederi

Keel laid for Donsötank Rederi’s LNG-fueled tanker

The keel for the first of two LNG-fueled product and chemical tankers ordered by Donsötank Rederi was laid at the Wuhu Shipyard in China.

Keel laid for Donsötank Rederi's LNG-fueled tanker
Courtesy of Donsötank Rederi

According to Donsötank’s website, the 22,000-dwt tankers are scheduled for delivery in 2021.

The vessels are designed by FKAB, with the design named FKAB T29.

The pair of tankers will be built to ice class 1A, and feature LNG propulsion by Wärtsilä. Wärtsilä will deliver the main as well as the auxiliary engines.

The vessels will also feature shore connection for port operations and will be prepared for 1000 kWh battery pack and several other advantages for flexible and stable transports. 

The vessels will be commercially managed by Navix Maritime Chartering, according to Donsötank.