Knutsen Orders LNG-Burning Hybrid Shuttle Tankers

Haugesund, Norway-based Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers has ordered two 124,000-dwt shuttle tankers from South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering at a cost of $141 million per vessel for delivery in June and September of 2022. The twin ships, which will be able to burn LNG and are to be fitted with battery banks for hybrid operation, will be chartered to Italian energy major ENI for a period of 10 years.

By Pacific Maritime