Mitsubishi Shipbuilding christens LNG carrier for MOL

Mitsubishi Shipbuilding held a naming ceremony for a next-generation LNG carrier under construction for Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) subsidiary MOG-X LNG Shipholding on Thursday, October 25.

Named LNG Juno, it has an LOA of 297.5 metres, a width of 48.94 metres, a depth of 27 metres, a draught of 11.5 metres, and total tank capacity of 180,000 cubic metres.

Launched on March 17, 2018, LNG Juno is a STaGE type vessel. STaGE, an acronym derived from “steam turbine and gas engines,” is a hybrid propulsion system combining a steam turbine and engines that can be fired by gas.

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