Yearly Archives: 2018


Yet another vessel, the third out of six, in the Gothia Tanker Alliance series has been delivered. This time it was Thun Venern for the owner Erik Thun Group. This FKAB design is an ice class 1A environmental friendly tanker, equipped with batteries and dual fuel engines for LNG operation. It is of 16,300 DWT on design draught & 18,000 DWT on scantling draught.… Read more →

New type of mid size 45000m3 LNG Carrier

New type of mid size 45000m3 LNG Carrier The 45 000 m3 LNG vessel for Saga LNG shipping, built at China Merchants Heavy Industry, is getting more and more finalized. It has a patented LNG tank system named LNT A-BOX, developed by LNG New Technologies. This new type A tank is offering cost effective design and easy fabrication enabling new yards… Read more →

FURE VEN pulled out from building dock

FURE VEN pulled out from building dock It’s great to see vessel number 5 out of 6 sister vessels for Gothia Tanker Alliance pulled out from the dock at Avic Dingheng. The next two vessels to be delivered during 2018 are THUN VENERN & FURE VALÖ. This environmental friendly series of vessels are equipped with batteries and dual fuel engines… Read more →

New Sales & Marketing Representative in Greece

New Sales & Marketing Representative in Greece As from June 2018, FKAB has appointed Abacus Marine Consultants as sales and marketing representative in Greece The team of Abacus Marine Consultants in Athens, headed by Mr. Panos Smyroglou and Ms. Sarah Gilhespie have accepted with pleasure, the appointment of sales and marketing representative for FKAB in Greece. Their extensive experience in… Read more →

Why a hybrid approach makes sense for small tankers

Why a hybrid approach makes sense for small tankers Ole Vidar Nilsen* (DNV GL) makes the case for auxiliary engines on all future small tanker new building projects DNV GL has initiated a joint industry project (JIP) to better understand how specific battery configurations can reduce operational costs and improve emissions profiles. The JIP includes Total, ship designer FKAB Marine… Read more →

JOIN us in HAMBURG 4-7th September

JOIN us in HAMBURG  4-7th September Meet the FKAB management team; Peter Hermansson, Andreas ­Hagberg, Tor ­Järnberg and Peter Frömming during SMM exhibition in ­Hamburg, to discuss your next conversion or new ­building project. Let FKAB Marine Design, with almost 60 years experience, help You with long-term solutions for ­retrofit of BWTS, Battery & Scrubber installations. See Live our latest… Read more →

EK-RIVER Delivered

EK-RIVER Delivered We are glad to announce that the first vessel of two for Ektank AB has been delivered from Chengxi Shipyard. This time it was EK-RIVER, an 18 600 DWT/ 19 999 DWT Chemical & Product tanker. It is designed to meet all known future demands from governments, the industry, and the customers and it is designed for good… Read more →

RAMANDA Delivered

RAMANDA Delivered We are glad to announce that the second vessel out of six, in the Gothia Tanker Alliance series of vessels, has been delivered. This time it was Ramanda for the owner Rederi AB Älvtank. This FKAB design is an environmental friendly 16,300 DWT tanker equipped with dual fuel engines for LNG operation and is of ice class 1A. This… Read more →

Sirius #1 is launched

Sirius #1 is launched Saturnus, the first of two Sirius Shipping product and chemical tankers from the Avic Dingheng shipyard in China, was launched today. Saturnus, a 9.850 cubic meter and 7.999 DWT tanker, at 98 percent filling ratio, has 11 cargo tanks. The ship will be delivered in October 2018. Her sister ship, Mercurius, will be delivered in January… Read more →

Home port of FKAB

Home port of FKAB The FKAB Designs are now lining up at Avic Dingheng and being finalized for delivery. Four beautiful new buildings with home destinations at Donsö & Lidköping. RAMANDA, THUN VENERN & FURE VALÖ are part of the Gothia Tanker Alliance order of 16 300 DWT tankers with LNG propulsion. SATURNUS is the first of the two 7990… Read more →