New LNG carrier of GasLog starts sea trials
LNG shipper GasLog said its newbuild carrier GasLog Westminister left the shipyard of South Korea 's Samsung Heavy Industries for trials at sea.
According to the Greek-based LNG shipper, the vessel with hull number 2262 will complete the trials on Saturday.
The 180,000 cubic meter vessel has identical characteristics to the recently launched GasLog Wales, which started its charter with Jera from Japan.
It incorporates the Mark III Flex Plus closure system from GTT, and the two-stroke (X-DF) low-pressure propulsion from WinGD.
In the third quarter of this year, Gaslog plans to take delivery of GasLog Westminister in which the vessel will launch a long-term contract with a Centrica subsidiary from the UK.
At Samsung Heavy Gaslog has a further four vessels on order, with delivery dates set for 2020-2021.
Maritime Business World