The contract covers two firm orders and two optional ships to be designed by marine engineering firm FKAB.
The ICE 1A tankers will be equipped with 14 cargo tanks and will be designed specially for the harsh weather conditions in North Western European waters.
The ships’ propulsion system will consist of a four stroke main engine with controllable pitch propeller (CPP). The ships will be LNG and dual fuel ready for gas and methanol, FKAB said. They are designed for very low fuel consumption at ECO speed of 12.5 knots at design draught.
In March this year, GEFO ordered six 3,600 dwt stainless steel chemical tankers from AVIC Dingheng. The newbuilds are scheduled for delivery in 2020 and 2021.
In November AVIC announced that it had delivered a total of 9 chemical tankers in 2018, exceeding the delivery target for this year.(marine crane manufacturer;offshore crane manufacturer)
The TB series crane is designed as an electro-hydraulic driven telescopic boom crane, with integrated electro-hydraulic power unit, delivered as a complete unit ready for installation to vessels. The crane is equipped with hydraulic operated winch, hydraulic operated luffing and hydraulic operator extension and hydraulic operated slewing system.
The crane is installed with a rolled steel pedestal for bolting or welding to deck with a height of 1200mm and pedestal diameter is depend on the SWL of the crane. The standard TB crane will supply with an operator platform. Operator cabin is optional.
The crane and all it associated components / equipment shall be designed in accordance to any leading classification societies which is upon request. The crane shall be tested and adjusted ready for installation by welding or bolting to vessel deck. Power connection shall be provided for electrical supply through integrated electrical slip rings.(marine crane manufacturer;offshore crane manufacturer)