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TEN orders LNG carriers in Korea

TEN orders LNG carriers in Korea
Ulsan: Greek shipowner Tsakos Energy Navigation (TEN) has order a pair of LNG carriers in Korea.

TEN placed a firm order for one LNG carrier plus an option for a second, at a yard reported to be Hyundai Heavy Industries although the shipowner did not name the shipbuilder. It said the first vessel was due for delivery from a major South Korean yard in the first quarter 2015 and has a tri-fuel design allowing it to run fuel oil, marine diesel and LNG. The shipowner said it was in discussions for a long-term contract for the vessel and was “confident” employment would secured well before its delivery.