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Nauticor: AGA completes 2000th LNG bunkering of Viking Grace

AGA part of Linde and a sister company of Nauticor, on April 2 completed a milestone LNG bunkering at the port of Stockholm. 

AGA became part of Linde changing its name to Linde Europe North in January.

Nauticor, in a brief statement highlighting the milestone through its social media channels, said that AGA conducted the 2000th LNG bunkering for Viking Line’s liquefied natural gas-fueled cruise ferry Viking Grace.

Since 2013, AGA’s LNG bunkering vessel Seagas is conducting these operations nearly every day in the Ports of Stockholm without any incident.

Viking Line noted that Viking Grace became the first large passenger vessel in the world to be supplied by LNG 2000 times.

Viking Grace can accommodate 2,800 passengers, and it sails between Turku, Finland and Stockholm, Sweden in the Baltic Sea.

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