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China: Naming ceremony held for LNG dual-fuel bulk carrier “Ubuntu Integrity”

13 Jan 2023

China State Shipbuilding Corporation subsidiary Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (SWS) on Wednesday (11 January) said the naming ceremony for the 190,000 dwt dual-fuel bulk carrier Ubuntu Integrity was held on 9 January.  

The naming ceremony for the vessel, built by SWS for U-Ming Marine Transport Corporation, was held online in Taipei and Shanghai via a video conference.

According to SWS, Ubuntu Integrity is a new generation of dual-fuel vessels with notable features such as energy saving, of which intellectual property is completely owned by SWS. 

The vessel uses LNG bunker fuel and traditional bunker fuel, and is equipped with two C-type LNG fuel tanks. The vessel can complete 20,000 nautical miles, allowing the vessel to make two round-trip routes from China to Australia or one round-trip route from China to Brazil.

The naming ceremony was held following the delivery of LNG dual-fuel bulk carrier Ubuntu Harmony to U-Ming Marine Transport (Hong Kong) Limited in December 2022. 

Related: China: CSSC subsidiary successfully delivers LNG dual-fuel bulk carrier to owner

Disclaimer: The above article published by Manifold Times was sourced from China’s domestic market through a local correspondent. While considerable efforts have been taken to verify its accuracy through a professional translator and processed from sources believed to be reliable, no warranty is made regarding the accuracy, completeness and reliability of any information.

 

Photo credit: Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding
Published: 13 January, 2023

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