Teekay: keels laid for six MEGI LNG newbuilds

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Teekay, one of the world’s largest owners and operators of liquefied natural gas carriers informed on Tuesday that during December keels were laid for its six LNG newbuilds. 

Out of the six newbuilds, five have already been chartered on a five-year deal with Shell while the remaining carrier will be committed to the Bahrain LNG project, Teekay said in a statement.

Vessels, currently under construction at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard in South Korea, will have a 173,400 cbm capacity and feature the M-type, electronically controlled, gas injection (MEGI) engine.

Delivery of the LNG newbuilds is scheduled between 2017 and 2018.

 

LNG World News Staff

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