Stolt Tankers opts for methanol-ready newbuilds

Stolt Tankers newbuildings artist impression

Source: Stolt Tankers

Stolt Tankers has ordered six 38,000 dwt stainless steel parcel carriers from Wuhu Shipyard in China to be built as alternative fuels ready.

The ships are designed to maximise fuel efficiency using modern engine design, hull form optimisation and a wide range of energy savings devices.

They are kitted out for shore power connection, with the additional benefit that they can also be converted for future battery and methanol propulsion.

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