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    Stena takes delivery of E-Flexer vessel


The vessel with LNG dual-fuel engines was built by Chinese shipyard CMI Jinling.

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Stena takes delivery of E-Flexer vessel

Swedish company Stena RoRo has taken delivery of an E-Flexer class LNG-fuelled vessel from Chinese shipyard CMI Jinling, it said on December 1.

The Salamanca, the second of five ships in the E-Flexer class ordered by Stena for Brittany Ferries was delivered on November 30. The vessel is the sixth E-Flexer of twelve ordered from the CMI Jinling. The Salamanca will be chartered by Brittany Ferries on a long-term basis and has been specially adapted to the needs of the French ferry company, Stena said. 

The Salamanca has been built with LNG dual-fuel engines and is the first ship in the E-Flexer series with gas engines. Stena RoRo has an agreement with Brittany Ferries for long-term charters of three more vessels in the Stena E-Flexer series. All will be powered by LNG and will be delivered in 2023-2025.