Nakilat Takes Full Control of Al Samriya LNGC
Qatari shipowner Nakilat has assumed full ship management and operations of Q-Max LNG carrier Al Samriya from Shell Trading and Shipping Company as part of the second phase of its fleet management transition programme, it said on July 27.
With a cargo carrying capacity of 263,000 m3, Al Samriya is wholly-owned by Nakilat and chartered by Qatargas. The vessel built in South Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering was delivered in February 2009 and has been in service ever since.
Al Samriya is the fourth vessel that will come under the management of Nakilat this year, bringing the total number of vessels managed by the company to 23, comprising of 19 LNG and 4 LPG carriers.
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