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Stena and OljOla to build methanol bunkering vessel for North Europe

Swedish companies Stena Oil, Stena Teknik and OljOla have entered into a joint venture agreement to build a bunker supply vessel designed to carry chemicals as per IMO Type II, including methanol and various bio-fuels.

“It is our greatest pleasure to inform that through the close cooperation between the named parties, Stena Oil and OljOla Shipping are to expand its fleet with a new oil chemical tanker for bunker supply in the North European region,” the companies said.

The new building 2000 dwt oil- and chemical tanker is designed by Kuzey and is being built by GENKA Shipbuilding in Tuzla, Turkey.

The project is a joint venture involving OljOla Shipping as owner with full technical management, Stena Oil as commercial operator and Stena Teknik as project and new building management.

“The close cooperation allows us to advance in the market and to continue to develop purpose-built tankers, providing efficient and environmentally friendly transportation and bunker operations. The group continues to grow and set direction to further its position,” OljOla said.

The companies said that the vessel design and specifications have been upgraded to match and exceed the operational requirements for the North European region.

The vessel is a twin screw oil- and chemical tanker with two main engines and three diesel generators, all equipped with SCRs for Tier III compliance.

General Particulars:

  • LOA 66,76 met
  • Beam, mld 12,00 met
  • Depth, mld 5,60 met
  • Draught 4,70 met
  • Gross tonnage 1 496 ton
  • Deadweight, abt. 2 000 ton
  • Cargo capacity, abt. 2 100 m3 (including slops)
  • Class Bureau Veritas
  • Accommodation 9 cabins and with LSA suited for 12 persons

The cargo will be transported in coated cargo tanks over five complete segregations and discharged by screw type cargo pumps.