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Gasum successfully bunkers Chantiers de l’Atlantique’s first LNG fuelled cruise vessel

13 Sep 2022

Energy company Gasum has successfully performed the initial bunkering of the first LNG fuelled cruise vessel to be completed by Chantiers de l’Atlantique on Saturday (10 September) in the Port of La Rochelle, according to Gasum on 12 September. 

The LNG was delivered by Gasum’s LNG bunker vessel Kairos.

In addition to delivering LNG, Gasum supported Chantiers de l’Atlantique in the technical preparation of the delivery, including obtaining the relevant permits and authorisations. 

“With the LNG fuelled newbuild program undergoing, Chantiers de l’Atlantique has proven its capacity to embrace new technologies and to remain at the forefront of the shipbuilding industry. Choosing Gasum is a choice of confidence in its unique experience and track record in supporting yards with technical advice and LNG supplies.” said Laurent Castaing, General Manager of Chantiers de l’Atlantique.

“With this delivery to Chantiers de l’Atlantique, Gasum confirms its position as leading partner for shipyards engaged in the construction of LNG fueled vessels, supplying LNG and delivering decisive technical support in the preparation of initial bunkerings,” said Grégoire Hartig, Sales Manager, Gasum.

“This new partnership underlines also Gasum’s ambition to extend the geographical reach of its reliable and high quality service in west and south-west Europe. In addition to LNG, Gasum has become a regular supplier of Liquefied Biogas (LBG), supporting the ambitious decarbonisation agenda of a series of customers.”


Photo credit: Gasum
Published: 13 September, 2022

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