The new vessel was given her name “OCEANIC BREEZE” by Mr. Toshiaki Kitamura, President of INPEX Corporation (INPEX).
Designed by MHI, the vessel has adopted “SAYAENDO” which features a continuous cover integrated with the vessel’s hull that is light-weight and minimizes wind pressure which accomplishes low fuel consumption while successfully achieving environmentally-friendly conditions.
“OCEANIC BREEZE” will be time-chartered by INPEX Shipping Co., Ltd., a fully owned subsidiary of INPEX, and will be carrying LNG from the Ichthys LNG Project in Darwin, Australia to Naoetsu, Niigata after her delivery.
Main Particulars of the vessel:
|Owner||Oceanic Breeze LNG Transport S.A.|
|Charter||INPEX SHIPPING CO., LTD.|
|Shipyard|| Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
|Tank Type / Tank Capacity||Moss / abt.155,300m3|
|Propulsion System||Ultra Steam Turbine|