The liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier LNG Endurance, commercially managed by France LNG Shipping (a French ship-owning company jointly owned by NYK and Geogas LNG*) and under a long-term charter contract with TotalEnergies Gas & Power Ltd,** was delivered on December 1. The vessel was built in Korea at SAMSUNG HEAVY INDUSTRIES Co., Ltd., Geoje, Korea.
LNG Endurance is a sister-ship of the LNG Enterprise and LNG Endeavour, which were completed in October this year, and will be engaged in LNG transportation.
The LNG carrier is equipped with a WinGD X-DF diesel engine that can operate on fuel oil or boil off gas stored in its cargo tank. The vessel has a cargo tank capacity of 174,000 cubic meters and a membrane-type tank that will make use of advanced insulating materials*** to reduce the boil-off rate (percentage of gas volume that vaporizes during navigation).
Length overall: about 293 meters
Breadth: about 45.8 meters
Gross tonnage: 115,408 tons
Main engine: X-DF diesel engine
Cargo tank capacity: about 174,000 cubic meters
Shipbuilder: Samsung Heavy Industries Co. Ltd.