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    NYK pens LNGC charter deal with Kyushu

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The vessel has a dual-fuel engine that uses fuel oil and boil-off gas.

by: Shardul Sharma

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NYK pens LNGC charter deal with Kyushu

Japanese shipping firm NYK has signed a multi-year deal to charter a newbuild LNG carrier to Q United Energy Supply & Trading Co., the trading unit of Kyushu Electric Power, NYK said on September 1.

The vessel has a dual-fuel engine that uses fuel oil and boil-off gas and a re-liquefaction engine that uses surplus boil-off gas. The cargo tank has a capacity of 174,000 m3.

Kyushu established Q United Energy Supply & Trading Co. in May this year. The unit will be responsible for signing LNG sale and purchase agreements and transportation of energy resources.