Greek car provider proprietor and operator Neptune Traces is increasing its fleet with an order for a pair of LNG dual-fuel 4,200 ceu vessels in China.
The Craig Jasienski-led agency has commissioned Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding in Fuzhou to construct and ship the duo in 2026.
The vessels, below the title Genesis Undertaking, have been designed by Neptune Traces and Deltamarin. Along with having the ability to utilise LNG or VLSFO as gasoline, the items will sport a number of options to minimise environmental footprint, together with an power storage system, high-voltage shore energy, and readiness for a solar energy system.
The DNV-classed newbuilds are the primary two of a brand new sequence that displays Neptune’s technique to complement its fleet over the following decade, improve related cargo capability by 36% from present core fleet vessels, and cut back emissions to stay nicely forward of worldwide targets, the corporate stated,
“Neptune Traces continues to enhance its environmental efficiency by utilizing the newest superior applied sciences, fuels, and scale enhancements. We’re decided to drive the power transition of the delivery trade, whereas remaining dedicated to offering adaptable and complex options to our prospects’ wants and reacting swiftly to their calls for. We stay devoted to our mantra of Wake Ahead,” acknowledged Neptune Traces’s CEO Jasienski.
Established in 1975, Neptune Traces is run by the president of the Union of Greek Shipowners (UGS), Melina Travlos, and has a fleet of 21 car carriers starting from 1,500 to six,500 ceu.