Total to take another NYK LNG carrier on long-term charter

Japanese owner NYK says it has signed a new long-term contract with Total subsidiary Total Gas & Power Chartering Limited for one of its LNG carriers.

The vessel is currently under construction at Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea, and is scheduled for delivery in 2021. It will be equipped with a WinGD dual-fuel slow-speed diesel engine have a capacity of 174,000 cu m.

NYK already has three LNG carriers under construction at Samsung committed to Total on charter, after signing deals in October and December last year.

All four vessels committed to Total are set for delivery in 2021.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.
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