Capital Ship Management (Capital) received the newbuild 50,000 dwt chemical/product medium-range (MR) tank with LNG fuel-ready propulsion.
MT “Alkiviadis”, a 50,000 dwt, eco-type Chemical/Product MR tanker, built by Hyundai Vietnam Shipyard, is the first tanker assigned with Wind-Assisted Ready and HVSC-Ready notations by ABS, while it is the first of six LNG Fuel Ready sister ships with eco-friendly design delivered to Capital Ship Management in 2023.
As Capital explained, Alkiviadis has a future-proof design compliant with EEDI Phase 3 and is annotated with ABS SUSTAIN-1 (2020) which demonstrates adherence to the United Nations’ (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
Regarding the HVSC-ready notation, it regards vessels equipped for high voltage shore connection systems to be installed in the future, and the wind-assist ready notation is for vessels equipped for wind-assist equipment to be installed onboard.
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