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  • 2017 February 14 13:03

    Ice class LNG tanker Christophe de Margerie is replenished in Murmansk before leaving for Sabetta (photo)

    The port of Murmansk welcomed ice class LNG tanker Christophe de Margerie for the first time on 12 February 2017. According to press center of FSUE Rosmorport, pilots of its Murmansk branch successfully performed the pilotage and anchoring of the vessel.

    Bunkered with test volume of liquefied natural gas (LNG) the vessel is undergoing sea trials in the Arctic waters.

    On February 14, upon completion of replenishment and the change of crew, the tanker will leave the port of Murmansk for port Sabetta.

    The Yamalmax vessel ordered by Sovcomflot was built in 2016. The vessel will be used for transportation of liquefied gas under the Yamal LNG project (development of the South-Tambeyskoye field). She has the length of 299 m, width of 50 m and draught of 11.8, deadweight of 80,200 t, capacity of 128,800 GRT, ice class Arc7 allowing for breaking through 2.1-metre thick ice.

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    Sabetta’s unloading ramp will be ready to test the tankers’ docking system in QI’2017 – NOVATEK >>>>




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