MISC takes delivery of first VLEC

Photo: MISC

Malaysian shipowner MISC has taken delivery of the very large ethane carrier (VLEC) Seri Everest from Samsung Heavy Industries.

With a total cargo capacity of 98,000 cubic metres, the vessel is the first VLEC to be acquired by MISC as well as the lead ship in a series of six ordered from Samsung in July 2020.

Seri Everest and its sisters will be chartered to China’s Zhejiang Satellite Petrochemical (STL) for a firm period of 15 years.

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