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Stena and OljOla partner to build bunkering vessel for North European region

11 Nov 2022

Stena Oil, Stena Teknik and OljOla Shipping have entered into a new joint venture agreement to secure an ongoing new building project for a 2,000 DWT Oil- and Chemical Tanker in Turkey to carry chemicals as per IMO Type II, including methanol and various bio-fuels, according to OljOla Friday ( 4 November).

“It is our greatest pleasure to inform that through the close cooperation between the named parties, Stena Oil and OljOla Shipping are to expand its fleet with a new oil chemical tanker for bunker supply in the North European region,” said OljOla.

The project is a joint venture involving OljOla Shipping as owner with full technical management, Stena Oil as commercial operator and Stena Teknik as project and new building management.

The vessel design and specification has been upgraded to match and exceed the operational requirements for the North European region. Besides being highly flexible and with environmental performance in mind, the vessel is designed to carry chemicals as per IMO Type II, including methanol and various bio-fuels. The new building will add as a top performer to the Stena Oil fleet and with its ability to lift chemical cargoes, it will allow Stena Oil to expand its portfolio with alternative fuel types.

The vessel is a twin screw oil- and chemical tanker with two main engines and three diesel generators, all equipped with SCRs for Tier III compliance. The cargo will be transported in coated cargo tanks over five complete segregations and discharged by screw type cargo pumps.

The vessel is designed by Kuzey and being built by GENKA Shipbuilding in Tuzla, Turkey.

The close cooperation allows us to advance in the market and to continue to develop purpose-built tankers, providing efficient and environmentally friendly transportation and bunker operations. The group continues to grow and set direction to further its position.

 

General Particulars:

  • LOA  66,76 met
  • Beam, mld 12,00 met
  • Depth, mld 5,60 met
  • Draught 4,70 met
  • Gross tonnage 1 496 ton
  • Deadweight, abt. 2 000 ton
  • Cargo capacity, abt. 2 100 m3 (including slops)
  • Class Bureau Veritas

 

Class notation

I + HULL + MACH oil tanker chemical tanker ESP, Unrestricted Navigation + AUT-UMS, + MON-SHAFT, BWT, INWATERSURVEY, CLEANSHIP, GREEN PASSPORT EU

 

Machinery

2 x 478 kW Tier III main engines with 2 x FP propellers, water-lubricated stern tube

3 x 341 kW Tier III engines, 1 x 107 kW Tier III emergency generator

1 x 299 kW tunnel bow thruster

 

Cargo Equipment

10 cargo oil tanks and 2 slop tanks with 5 + 1 segregations, coated with MarineLine and with cargo piping in stainless steel AISI 316L material, 3 x 500 m3/hr Bornemann screw pumps and tank heating by thermal oil, stainless steel coils. 3 x mechanical type flow meters and 4 x Yokohama fenders for high seas STS bunker operations.

 

Photo credit: OljOla

Published: 11 November, 2022

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