Nakilat Takes Control of Bu Samra LNGC
Qatari shipowner Nakilat has assumed full ship management and operations of Q-Max LNG carrier Bu Samra from Shell Trading and Shipping Company as part of the second phase of its fleet management transition programme, it said on July 8.
With a cargo carrying capacity of 266,000 m3, Bu Samra is wholly-owned by Nakilat and chartered by Qatargas. The vessel was built in South Korea by Samsung Heavy Industries, delivered in December 2008 and has been in service ever since.
Bu Samra is the third vessel that will come under the management of Nakilat this year, bringing the total number of vessels managed by the company to 22, comprising of 18 LNG and 4 LPG carriers.
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