RasGas LNG carrier sets sail on 100th delivery voyage

LNG tankerRasGas Company Limited's (RasGas) first dedicated liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier, the Fuwairit, has set sail from Qatar to Spain on its 100th delivery voyage

According to RasGas, when its arrives in Spain later this month, the Fuwairit will have shipped 13.6mn cu/m of LNG or enough LNG to power a city the size of New York for six months.

The conventional carrier delivered RasGas' first ever cargo shipment to South Korea in January 2004 and has since travelled almost 1,000,000 nautical miles delivering LNG cargoes from Ras Laffan to RasGas' customers across the globe. Her voyages have included trips to JapanSpainFranceMexicoIndiaItalyBelgiumPortugal and Taiwan.

"Fuwairit's 100th loading is testament to RasGas' ability to meet our customers' needs across the globe," said RasGas shipping manager Captain Iain Scally.

The Fuwairit, built by Samsung Heavy Industries, was delivered to RasGas on 13 January 2004. RasGas' integrated shipping fleet consists of 27 long-term chartered LNG vessels. 

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