Global Energy Trading (GET), Stellar Ship Management Services (Stellar), along with Bureau Veritas (BV), have entered an agreement for the construction of a 4,000 DWT IMO Type 2 Chemical and Oil Tanker. The tanker will be the first dedicated methanol bunkering ship in Singapore.
he new tanker will join GET’s fleet by the end of 2023, becoming the first Category A bunkering tanker for carriage of biofuel and methanol in Singapore.
A team from Stellar will supervise the construction of the 4,000 DWT IMO Type 2 Chemical and Oil Tanker.
The new tanker could pave the way for the next generation of a more versatile bunkering tanker
said Loh Hong Leong, Group Managing Director of Global Energy Group.
What is more, Kelvin Kang, General Manager of Stellar Shipmanagement, added that “methanol as bunker fuel will add a new dimension to the bunkering industry in Singapore.”
As the industry explores alternative fuel options to support its decarbonization journey, developing the industry’s supply and bunkering capacities will be an essential step to scale up and ensure the availability of these new fuels
David Barrow, Vice-President South Asia and Pacific, Bureau Veritas Marine & Offshore, commented.