Klaveness Combination Carriers seals important COA

Klaveness Combination Carriers seals important COA

A subsidiary of Klaveness Combination Carriers(KCC) has signed a contract of affreightment (COA) with an unspecified Australian importer and distributer of clean petroleum products (CPP) for its new generation of combination carriers, the so called CLEANBUs. The COA covers multiple cargoes over a period of up to 12 months with commencement from this quarter.

KCC’s managing director Engebret Dahm comments: “The COA is an important milestone for the introduction of the CLEANBU vessels and the validation of the CLEANBU concept in the CPP market. KCC’s CLEANBU service to Australia will meet demands for a reliable and substantially more climate friendly solution for CPP transportation. Through its unique design and trading pattern, the CLEANBUs will secure a 30-40% reduction in CO2, SOx and NOx emissions compared to standard tankers.”

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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