Photo: Courtesy of Nakilat

Nakilat’s LNG carrier Global Star chartered to Shell

The newbuild tanker Global Star from the world’s largest LNG shipper Qatar’s Nakilat has been charted to energy giant Shell.

Nakilat’s LNG carrier Global Star chartered to Shell
Courtesy of Nakilat

Commercially and technically managed in-house by Nakilat, this is the second out of the four LNG carrier newbuilds to be delivered to Global Shipping, a joint venture of Nakilat (60 per cent) and Maran Ventures (40 per cent). It was built by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering.

Nakilat is a Qatari shipping and maritime company with a shipping fleet of 69 vessels. Upon the delivery of all four newbuild LNG carriers, Nakilat’s fleet will amount to 74 , which is less than 12 per cent of the current global LNG fleet based on carrying capacity.

The first newbuild Global Energy was delivered in May 2020., while the second one, Global Star, was taken in January.