Picture of the day: Iberica Knutsen at Gate LNG
The 138,000 cbm Iberica Knutsen recently docked at the Gate LNG terminal’s jetty in Rotterdam.
The vessel was built by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering of Korea in 2006 and delivered to its owner, Haugesund-based Knutsen OAS Shipping.
The vessel is 277 meters long and close to 44 meters wide with a sailing speed of 19.5 knots. The vessel was classed by DNV.
Gate terminal received 372,000 tonnes of LNG in the January-March period, a 186.8 percent rise compared with the same period last year.
Overall, LNG throughput (incoming and outgoing) at the terminal was 517,000 tonnes in the period, a rise of 138 percent compared to 2014.
LNG World News Staff; Image: Port of Rotterdam