Furetank Rederi AB, Rederi AB Älvtank and Thun Tankers BV have recently contracted four newbuildings to be built at Avic Dingheng Shipbuilding Ltd. The vessels – of which Furetank will own two and Älvtank and Thun Tankers, one each, will be delivered during 2018/2019.
The vessels will be built to a design, developed by FKAB together with Furetank with special focus on minimal impact on the environment, with close to 50 % reduction of CO2 emissions. The vessels fulfills the Tier III rules, have dual fuel/LNG propulsion including LNG in port consumption, LNG for Inert gas production, power production with floating frequency, battery backup (UPS) for all vital functions to minimize use of auxiliary engines, installed ballast water cleaning system, ice class 1A and Alternative Propulsion System.
The vessels will be commercially managed by Furetank Chartering in the Gothia Tanker Alliance.
”It has been very interesting and developing for Furetank together with FKAB to create a design for future product/chemical tankers. These vessels will be designed to meet all known future demands both from governments, the industry and from our customers.” Lars Höglund, CEO Furetank Rederi AB
“We in Erik Thun have always had a high focus on cost awareness and resource efficiency that translates into modern environmental care. Having built the worlds first dry cargo vessels that uses LNG as a fuel is an example of that. Therefore we are convinced that these vessels will contribute to provide the best logistical and most environmental friendly transport solution to our customers” Anders Källsson, CEO Erik Thun AB
“In Älvtank, one of our goals is to provide the customers with high performing vessels. We know that these vessels, with the latest technology, will be effective, high performing and environmental efficient” Christian Nilsson, CEO Rederi AB Älvtank
Deadweight 16,300 tons
Cargo capacity 20,000 m3
L.o.A 149.9 m
Beam 22.8 m
Draft 8.8 m
Main Eng. output 4500 kW
CO2 – 49%*
NOx – 84%
SOx – 99%
Particles – 99%
*CO2 can be eliminated if BIO gas is used