MOL’s Newbuilt LNG Carrier “Marvel Pelican” To Serve Mitsui & Co.

MOL’s Newbuilt LNG Carrier “Marvel Pelican” To Serve Mitsui & Co. 1

The delivery of the LNG carrier Marvel Pelican has been announced by Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. The naming ceremony was organized by

announced the delivery of the LNG carrier Marvel Pelican. Before the delivery, on the Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (KHI) organized a naming ceremony at the Sakaide Shipyard of KHI on 19th November.

Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui & Co.), Senior Executive Managing Officer, Hirotatsu Fujiwara named the vessel the Marvel Pelican.

The third of the three newbuilding LNG carriers, the Marvel Pelican will sail according to the charter contracts that has been signed with Mitsui & Co. in September 2014 and January 2015.

These vessels will be mainly responsible for the transportation of LNG from the Mitsui & Co. backed Cameron LNG project in Louisiana, U.S.

The Marvel Pelican is featured with DFDE (Dual Fuel Diesel Electric) propulsion system. This system is heat efficient. It is more eco-friendly and has a more economically superior design in comparison to the normal Steam Turbine propulsion system.

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines is one of the largest LNG carrier owners and management companies in the world. It will strengthen its ties with Mitsui & Co. and will constantly use it’s experise and network to know about the requirements of the customers relating to the procurement of LNG and will actively offer secure and high quality LNG transportation services.

 

Reference: mol

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