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    Japan's K Line takes delivery of LNGC for Petronas

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The vessel is the first of the two LNG carriers included in the time charter signed between K-Line and Petronas in February 2020.

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Japan's K Line takes delivery of LNGC for Petronas

Japanese shipping company K-Line has taken delivery of a newly-built W-Max class LNG carrier for Petronas LNG, a unit of Malaysian state-owned energy company Petronas, it said on May 26. The LNG carrier was delivered at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co. in China.

The vessel, Lagenda Suria, is the first of the two LNG carriers included in the time charter signed between K-Line and Petronas in February 2020. K-Line said that the second LNG carrier will be named Lagenda Serenty next month. These two vessels will engage in the transportation of LNG from Malaysia to Shenergy Group in China.

Both vessels have a length of 239 m and a width of 36.6 m and run on X-DF dual-fuel engine which uses gas admitted at low pressure.