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Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of second ammonia- and LNG-ready VLCC

27 Oct 2022

Oceangoing vessel operator Capital Ship Management Corp. (Capital) on Wednesday (26 October) said it successfully took delivery recently of its second of two ammonia- and LNG-ready very large crude carrier (VLCC) M/T Alterego.

The vessel is a 300,000 dwt, eco-type crude oil, scrubber fitted VLCC tanker, built by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries, South Korea.

The vessels are Tier III compliant for reduced Nox emissions, assigned ABS ENVIRO notation as well as ABS Ammonia Fuel Ready and LNG Fuel Ready Notations and equipped with IHM notation for safe recycling, thus becoming two of the most environmentally friendly, technologically advanced and efficient vessels in the global VLCC fleet.

Capital currently operates a fleet of 39 tankers (12 VLCCs, 15 Aframaxes, 11 MR/Handy product tankers and 1 small tanker) with a total dwt of approximately 5.95 million tonnes.


Photo credit: Capital Ship Management Corp.

Published: 27 October, 2022


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