Mitsui OSK Lines announced that on February 9, 2021, naming ceremony for a LNG carrier, ordered through a wholly owned subsidiary of MOL, was held online. The GAIL BHUWAN is the first newly built LNG Carrier for the charter contract with GAIL.
GAIL has contracts for procuring LNG volumes from USA under two long term Sales and Purchase Agreements signed with US energy majors. The vessel will ship clean LNG fuel from the US Gulf Coast to India, for meeting the country’s energy requirement and also to other markets globally.
GAIL BHUWAN Specifications
(1) Length: 297.9m
(2) Breadth: 47.9m
(3) Draft: 11.50m
(4) LNG tank: Membrane type
(5) Cargo tank capacity: 180,000m3
(6) Shipyard: Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., Ltd.
(7) Ship management company: MOL LNG Transport (Asia) Ltd.