Dual Fuel VLGC Enters Management


Northern Marine Management has been awarded the management of a newbuild dual fuel very large gas carrier (VLGC) vessel, further demonstrating the Company’s ability to serve innovative ship owners at the forefront of maritime engineering.

The 91,000cbm Avance Polaris is Avance Gas’ first dual fuel vessel and has the capability to utilise LPG as fuel, allowing for higher efficiency and greatly reduced CO2 and SO2 emissions compared to conventional fuel.

The vessel will receive full Technical and Crew Management support from NMM.

Rick Hutchison, Project Manager - Gas, NMM said: “We are very pleased to welcome the Avance Polaris into management following a successful new build project in South Korea.

“This impressive new vessel is one of only a few in the world of its size with LPG dual fuel capability and we are honoured to have been trusted again by Avance Gas to provide a comprehensive ship management service.

“At Northern Marine we relish the opportunity to work with the world’s leading ship owners to fulfil our collective ambition of achieving more sustainable shipping."

Avance Gas announced that the Avance Polaris will operate on a Time Charter Agreement for a period of 2 years to energy major TotalEnergies

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