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Capital takes delivery of scrubber-equipped, ammonia- and LNG-ready VLCC from South Korea

15 Aug 2022

Capital Ship Management Corp. (Capital) has recently taken delivery of the newbuilding vessel M/T Amore Mio, a 300,000 dwt, eco-type crude oil, scrubber fitted VLCC tanker, it said on Tuesday (9 August).

The ship, built by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries, South Korea, is the first of two ammonia and LNG fuel ready sister ships to be delivered in 2022.

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. 

The tankers will be two of the most environmentally friendly, technologically advanced and efficient vessels in the global VLCC fleet, said Capital.

Capital currently operating a fleet of 37 tankers (12 VLCCs, 13 Aframaxes, 11 MR/Handy product tankers and 1 small tanker) with a total dwt of approximately 5.72 million tonnes.


Photo credit: Capital Ship Management Corp.
Published: 15 August, 2022

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