Nakilat Assumes Control of Al Kharaitiyat LNGC
Qatari shipowner Nakilat has assumed full ship management and operations of Q-Flex LNG carrier Al Kharaitiyat from Shell Trading and Shipping Company as part of the second phase of its planned fleet management transition programme, it said on May 27.
With a cargo-carrying capacity of 216,300m3, Al Kharaitiyat is wholly-owned by Nakilat and chartered by Qatargas. The vessel was built in South Korea by Hyundai Heavy Industries, delivered in June 2009 and has been in service ever since.
Al Kharaitiyat is the second vessel that will come under the management of Nakilat this year as part of this second phase transition, bringing the total number of vessels managed by the company to 20, comprising of 16 LNG and 4 LPG carriers.
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