SMC is pleased to report launching in STX Offshore & Shipbuilding, Korea: of mv ”Taugas”, Hull No. S4033, the third unit from the series of 6 x 12 000 m3 ethylene/LPG/NH3/VCM gas carrier ordered by Sloman-Neptun.
Vessel’s principal particulars: LOA = 146.20m, B = 22.60m, D = 12.10m, T d/s = 7.40/9.30m. Propelled by STX MAN 6S40ME-B9.1 and developing 6,129 KW x 141 rpm at NCR the vessel will operate at the speed of 16.4 knots. All vessels in the series are classed by DnV.GL and will be built to Antiqua & Barbuda flag requirements.
Classification notes: +1A1 Tanker for liquefied gas, Ship type 2G (-104 deg C, 972 Kg/m3, 5.0 bar), E0, TMON, BIS, COAT-PSPC(B), BWM-E(S) & BWM-T, ICE-C1.
The vessel will be chartered by UNIGAS POOL PARTNERS
Delivery of the vessel is scheduled for 30th June 2015.