Japan's MOL, Itochu Take Delivery of LNGC
Japanese shipping company Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) and Itochu Corp on January 25 took delivery of the LNG carrier LNG Rosenrot, at the Okpo shipyard in South Korea from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering, MOL said on January 26.
The ship has entered into a transportation service contract with Uniper Global Commodities, a unit of Germany’s Uniper. The LNG Rosenrot is a sister vessel of LNG Schneeweisschen that was delivered in July 2018 and is serving under transportation service for Uniper.
LNG Rosenrot is equipped with the slow-speed two-stroke engine (X-DF) made by Winterthur Gas & Diesel, which can run on natural gas, marine gas oil and heavy fuel oil, MOL said. The carrier has a cargo tank capacity of 180,000 m3.