Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) informed that named another LNG vessel carrier for Russia’s Yamal LNG Project. Specifically, the vessel was named “LNG Merak”, while the naming ceremony was held at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding on 8 January, 2020.
The LNG Merak is scheduled to be engaged in the Project’s LNG transport from transshipment terminals in Europe to Asia LNG terminals.
Its sister is the LNG carrier “LNG Dubhe”, which was also constructed in the same shipyard.
Moreover, LNG Merak came 12th in the list of MOL’s LNG carriers fleet, as the company has been operating for other projects as well.
Concluding, about one month ago Yamal LNG plant produced more than 16.5 million tonnes of LNG from the beginning of 2019, surpassing its annual nameplate production capacity.