Norway-based shipping company focusing on small scale LNG sea transportation and LNG bunkering Kanfer Shipping AS has signed a Letter of Intent with Chinabased Taizhou Wuzhou Shipbuilding Industry Co Ltd for the construction of its first two small scale LNG bunker and distribution ships with 6,000 cbm tank capacity each. The vessels are scheduled for delivery within the first half of 2023, with the option to build additional vessels. Kanfer will own the vessels together with its partners and charter them out on long-term contracts. CGR Arctic Marine AS, the Norway-based technological partner of Kanfer, is the conceptual developer of cutting-edge LNG distribution and bunker vessels. CGR’s concept design for these two LNG bunker and distribution ships including their specialized cargo and gas process plants, addresses the immediate industry need for more cost-efficient and environmentally friendly LNG bunkering.
Mono-tank design with simple arrangement and minimal boil-off
Pure gas electric power production combined with hybrid battery technology
Lowest possible environmental footprint
Extreme manoeuvrability with Azipull thrusters and bow thruster combined with joystick operation
500 cbm MDO cargo tank