ESL Shipping launches LNG-powered bulk carrier

ESL Shipping has launched its latest liquefied natural gas-powered dry cargo vessel, Haaga.

  • The vessel and its sister ship, Viikki, are the first LNG-powered handy-size bulk carriers in the world, according to ESL Shipping.
  • Both vessels are 250,000 DWT and fulled by LNG to help cut emissions of CO2 by an estimated 50% compared with the previous versions, according to the company.
  • Vessel was launched at the Jinling Shipyard, China and will begin operating in the Baltic Sea during the first half of 2018.

Image courtesy of ESL Shipping.

Read more on ESL Shipping’s website.


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