Ektank Orders Two Product & Chemical Tankers
Swedish shipowner Ektank AB, Gothenburg has ordered two newbuilding intermediate product/chemical tankers at Chengxi Shipyard. The vessels will be built to a design, developed by FKAB and Ektank AB together.
The shipowner Ektank AB has signed a newbuilding contract with Chengxi Shipyard Co, Ltd. for the construction of the 18,600 dwt tankers. Scheduled for delivery in 2018. The project, FKAB T28 is a 22 700 m3, Oil product & Chemical Tier II tanker. It is designed for low fuel consumption and high cargo capacity with a density of 1,54 ton/m3.
“It has been very interesting to develop and further elaborate the design together with FKAB creating the next generation of product/chemical tankers. These vessels will be designed to meet all known future demands both from governments, the industry and from our customers,”
Jörgen Johnsson, CEO Ektank AB, said.
- Length over all 154 m
- Length between perpendiculars 149,9 m
- Breadth moulded 23,75 m
- Depth moulded 13,10 m
- Draught design 9,35 m
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