DSME Names Newest Icebreaking LNG Carrier for Yamal Project


On July 18, South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) held a naming ceremony for an icebreaking LNG carrier jointly ordered by Japanese Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited.

The newbuilding has been named Nikolay Urvantsev. The vessel will work for the Yamal LNG project following its delivery at DSME in July and icebreaking navigation without icebreaker support through the Northern Sea Route towards the Yamal LNG plant at Sabetta Port in Russia.



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