Eagle Brasilia and Eagle Bintulu, which have been taken on long-term charter by Shell, were christened at a ceremony held at the Samsung Heavy Industry’s shipyard in Geoje, South Korea.
The Nordic energy company has purchased the remaining shareholding in the Norwegian LNG provider from the Lyse Group.
Shipowners and charterers need to revisit their charterparties and fuel supply agreements to ensure that they are ‘fit for purpose’ well ahead of the introduction of the 2020 global sulphur cap. Julian Clark and Chris Primikiris of Hill Dickinson summarise the key points for review.
Preliminary petroleum product sales volumes for the first nine months of 2018 aggregated 5.15 million tonnes, including 1.13 million tonnes of fuel oil and gasoil.
The agreement will see Auramarine deliver fuel system services to a MARCAS-served fleet totalling more than a thousand vessels.
The MTA v3, based on the design of the v2, features improved fuel efficiency, says Caterpillar Marine.