Creole Spirit: First MEGI LNG Vessel Out For Sea Trials (Photos)

Creole Spirit has sailed out from the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) shipyard for sea trials. What started just as a concept has now become reality.

Shortly after keel laying in March, installation of the M-type, Electronically Controlled, Gas Injection (MEGI) twin engines was successfully completed.

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Creole Spirit is Teekay’s first of nine LNG newbuildings equipped with dual fuel two stroke MEGI engines from MAN Diesel & Turbo.

The vessel is expected to enter service in January 2016 on a contract charter with Cheniere. Upon delivery, Creole Spirit will be the most efficient LNG ship on the water with the lowest unit freight cost in the world fleet.


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