Utkilen takes delivery of 10500dwt chemical tanker Mostraum
Utkilen AS says it has taken delivery of the first of four highly advanced and environmentally friendly 10,500 dwt newbuildings with stainless steel cargo tanks. The delivery ceremony was held June 27, the shipping company said in a press release.
The vessel, M/T Mostraum, built by AVIC Dingheng in China, is a new generation chemical tanker with substantially lower emissions through low fuel consumption, NOx emission reducing catalyst and shore power. Furthermore, the vessel is prepared for dual fuel, with a LNG ready engine as well as prepared for battery pack installation. The ships are designed for high capacity loading and discharging for fast turnaround time in port and efficient tank cleaning process.
Bergen, Norway based Utkilen AS is a fully integrated shipping company founded in 1967. Utkilen owns and operates 17 ice-class chemical tankers ranging from around 6,000 to 20,000 dwt in size in core market in Northern-Europe. In this segment, the Company has four highly advanced and environmentally friendly 10,000 dwt newbuilding with stainless steel cargo tanks on order from a shipyard in China with deliveries in 2019 and 2020. Utkilen is one of the major seaway transporting companies of chemicals and other bulk liquid cargoes in Northern Europe.
Furthermore, Utkilen owns and operates four modern 20,000 dwt stainless steel vessels built in 2018 and 2019 in global trade under our Stream brand.