Turkish shipyard launches Desgagnés dual-fuel tanker

A dual-fuel LNG IMO-II chemical tanker has been launched at Turkey’s Besiktas Shipyard for Canadian shipping firm Desgagnés Group.

The 14,000DWT, polar ice-class tanker, Rossi A. Desgagnés, is the fourth in a series of four asphalt-bitumen-chemical tankers.

Each can be powered by heavy fuel oil, marine diesel oil or liquefied natural gas (LNG).

The 10,000GT newbuilding measures 135 metres by 23.5 metres.

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