South Korea: steel cutting ceremony held for ice-class LNG carrier

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South Korea: steel cutting ceremony held for ice-class LNG carrier

A steel cutting ceremony for an ice-class LNG tanker ordered by Russia’s Sovcomflot was held on Monday at DSME’s shipyard in South Korea. 


The 172,600 cbm vessel will be operated under a long-term time charter agreement between Sovcomflot and Yamal LNG.

It will be used to transport the chilled gas from the Novatek-operated Yamal LNG project in Russia.

The “Yamalmax” vessel will be 300 meters long and will have a width of 50 meters, according to a statement from Sovcomflot.

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LNG World News Staff, September 30, 2014; Image: Sovcomflot

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