SMC is pleased to report delivery of LPGC “BALEARIC GAS”, hull No. S4024, from STX Offshore & Shipbuilding, Korea. The vessel is the third from a series of 4 x 22,000 cbm LPG carriers, ordered by Ultragas International S.A.
Principal particulars: LOA = 159.7 m, B = 26.6 m, D = 17.4 m, T design/scantling = 8.4/11.2 m. Propelled by MAN B&W 6S50ME-C8.2 (derated) developing 6,579 KW x 110 rpm at NCR, the vessel will operate at a service speed of 16 knots.
The Danish flagged vessels are classed under Lloyd’s Register (LRS), with following characters: +100A1, Liquefied Gas Carrier, Ship Type 2G, Propylene, Propane, Commercial Propane, Propane-Butane Mixtures, Anhydrous Ammonia, Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM), I-Butane, Butylenes, Butadiene, N-Butane, Dimethylamine, Diethyl ether, Ethylamine, Isoprene(Monomer), Isopropylamine, Vinyl Ethyl Ether, C4-Fraction, Pentanes(all Isomers), Pentene(all Isomers), Maximum Pressure. +Lloyd7sRMC(LG), GreenPassport.
In order to to reduce emissions and improve fuel economy the vessel is including cutting edge features, such as main engine part-load tuning and turbo charger with variable turbine area (VTA), as well as cargo economizers and VGC system.