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February 6, 2018

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Total will rent a new lighter of large-capacity for the GNL of MOL to employ in Europe North

It will be constructed by the Chinese ship yard Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding

Total Marine Fuels Global Solutions (TMFGS), the society of the oil group Total that takes care of the fuel supply to naval use, has signed with the shipowning group Japanese Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) a contract of in the long term relative chartering to a new lighter of elevated ability for the which liquified natural gas supply in the nordeuropei ports. The two parts have evidenced that, with an ability to 18.600 cubic metres, the naval means, that will be taken in delivery in 2020, will be first in a position to distributing great amounts of GNL in a single operation of bunkeraggio.

TMFGS has specified that with this ship it intends to answer to the demanded increasing of which liquified natural gas supplies in the segment of the portacontainer, above all of those employees on the Asia-Europe routes, and that the lighter will be uses in particular in order to resupply the portacontenitori large new with propulsion to which liquified natural gas of the French company CMA CGM, with which a specific understanding is signed at the end last year(on 4 December 2017).

The lighter, that it will be long about 135 meters, will be constructed by the Chinese ship yard Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding and will be managed by MOL (Europe Africa) Ltd., a branch English of the group MOL.

Vincenzo Miele
ABB Marine Solutions
Consorzio ZAI



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