Klaveness Combination Carriers Receives Next Generation Combination Carriers From MV Barracuda
On 29 July, the MV Barracuda from New Yangzi Shipyard in China delivers next-generation combination carriers to Klaveness Combination Carriers ASA (“KCC”). Among eight contracted CLEANBU vessels the MV Barracuda comes as the second that will be delivered from New Yangzi Shipyard in the period from 2019 to 2021.
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There are unique features in terms of vessel design, unprecedented environmental performance, operational and technical efficiency in this next generation of combination carriers. The CLEANBUs have up to 40% lower CO2 emissions per ton-mile transported cargo compared to standard vessels and goes a long way in meeting IMO’s 2050 targets of a 50% reduction in CO2 emissions from shipping.
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Klaveness Combination Carriers will operate a fleet of 11 combination carriers with the delivery of the MV Barracuda. KCC has fixed-price options to contract a further five CLEANBUs for delivery in 2021 and 2022.
The vessel is ready for its first employment, transporting a cargo of caustic soda solution from the Far East to Australia.