Photo: Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat)

Nakilat Takes LNG Carrier In-House

By Aiswarya Lakshmi!!!

Qatar Gas Transport Company (Nakilat) has assumed full ship management and operations of Q-Flex LNG carrier Al Sheehaniya from STASCo (Shell Trading and Shipping Company) with effect from 6 July 2017, as part of the planned and phased transition announced on 19th October 2016.

With a cargo carrying capacity of 210,200 cubic meters, Al Sheehaniya is wholly-owned by Nakilat and chartered by Qatargas.
The vessel built in South Korea by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering was delivered in February 2009 and has been in service ever since.
Al Sheehaniya is the ninth wholly-owned LNG vessel that will come under the management of Nakilat Shipping Qatar (NSQL), bringing the total number of vessels managed by NSQL to 17, comprising of 13 LNG and 4 LPG carriers.
Nakilat owns, operates and manages LNG vessels and to provide shipping and marine-related services to a range of participants within the Qatari hydrocarbon sector.
LinkedIn Article - NEXT GENERATION Workshop - Southampton UK - October 2017 v1.jpg

Workshops Address Burning Issues in a Changing World

A series of one day NEXT GENERATION Workshops are being held 'back to back' at the Grand Harbor hotel and conference venue overlooking the historic port of Southampton, U.K.

Philly Shipyard aerial view. Photo: Philly Shipyard, Inc

Philly Shipyard to Build Four New Containerships

Philly Shipyard announced that it has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) with a blue chip U.S. shipping operating company for the construction and sale of up to four new

Photo: University of Limerick, Ireland.

Europe to Build Ships of the Future

A new European research project seeks to revolutionize the shipbuilding sector by replacing steel with composite materials for the construction of more efficient large length