Yearly Archives: 2017

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas Sometimes it’s hard to find the right Christmas gift. Sometimes it’s very easy. This year our Christmas gift aims to help the 844 million people on our planet lacking access to safe water. With this gift we give life and hope for the future, in the places where it’s needed the most. WaterAid is an international independent organisation… Read more →


Thanks Claes!

Thanks Claes! After (only) 38 years at FKAB Marine Design, Claes Claeson is taking a well-deserved retirement! In the spring of 1980 Claes began working at FKAB Marine Design as a concept designer. In 1993 he then took over as CEO for about 25 years and the last 5 years, Claes has worked as Head of our Sales and Marketing… Read more →


LNT 45 is Launched

LNT 45 is Launched The 45 000 m3 LNG vessel for Saga LNG shipping has been launched at China Merchants Heavy Industry. It has a patented LNG tank system named LNT A-BOX, developed by LNG New Technologies. This is the first vessel of its kind and we are looking forward to see the finalized vessel during next year. The vessel has… Read more →


EK-RIVER Launched

EK-RIVER Launched The Chemical & Product tanker that the Owner Ektank has ordered at Chengxi Shipyard has been launched successfully. The vessel has a deadweight at design draught of 18 600 tonnes/ 19 999 tonnes at freeboard draught and is designed for low fuel consumption and high cargo capacity. It is designed to meet all known future demands from governments,… Read more →


Meet us at Marintec China Dec 5-8 2017

Meet us at Marintec China Dec 5-8 2017 Lu Bin, General Manager FKAB China and Peter Hermansson CEO FKAB is welcoming ship owners / yards / suppliers to meet us during Marintec China and our colleagues to discuss your next generation of vessels. Stand N1K11-3 Swedish Pavilion Date December 5-8 2017 Venue Shanghai New International Expo Centre 2345 Longyand Road, Pudong New… Read more →


Yet another FKAB designed bitumen vessel delivered in oct 2017

Yet another FKAB designed bitumen vessel delivered in oct 2017 Yet another FKAB designed vessel delivered, this time to TSA / Tarbit Shipping AB of Skärhamn. FKAB present this new generation of vessels with its new type of hull lines,which is optimized for low fuel consumption with maximum cargo intake, with highest standard for crew and latest machinery technology. This… Read more →


Coralius one of the world’s best bunkering ship

Coralius one of the world’s best bunkering ship The LNG bunker/feeder vessel Coralius is in operation for the owner Sirius Veder Gas AB. The first bunkering operation some weeks ago, ship to ship, was between two FKAB designs, Coralius & Fure West. Coralius concept and specification was developed by FKAB. When Fure West was built, concept, specification and Basic design were made by… Read more →


Fure Vinga launched

Fure Vinga launched The first of the six sister vessels that Gothia Tanker Alliance has ordered at Avic Dingheng is launched and is located at the quay ready to be equipped. The vessels have a deadweight of 16300 DWT on design draught, are equipped with dual fuel engines for LNG operation & have ice class 1A. This vessel concept is… Read more →


Sea Trials for Tarbit BIT ECO

Sea Trials for Tarbit BIT ECO Sea Trials for Tarbit BIT ECO 7 200 m3 Bitumen Carrier has now been performed in Istanbul at different operation modes and at design and ballast draught. The vessel is operating at different operating modes to optimize the use of generators to save fuel. In seagoing mode, the shaft generator is providing power for power consumers… Read more →


Welcome to Donsö Shipping Meet 2017

Welcome to Donsö Shipping Meet 2017 Peter Hermansson, CEO FKAB is welcoming ship owners / yards / suppliers to meet us during Donsö Shipping Meet and our colleagues to discuss your next generation of vessels. Stand B37 SMTF Pavilion   Let’s meet! The one place to be in 2017 is Donsö, an island off the west coast of Sweden. More… Read more →