The Gasoline Vitality LNG bunker vessel celebrated the onset of the New Yr by success-fully conducting her 100th bunkering operation.
Simultaneous operations (SIMOPS) for LNG bunkering have been carried out, which concerned a protected switch of 8000 m3 of LNG from the 18 600 m3 LNG bunker vessel on the Port of Marseille-Fos in Southern France, to an MSC containership with a capability of 15 000 TEUs, the MSC Freya. Concurrently, the receiving vessel carried out cargo dealing with operations.
Gasoline Vitality is owned by Mitsui O.S.Ok. Strains (MOL), chartered by TotalEnergies and managed by V.Ships France. Operational since December 2021, it’s based mostly within the Port of Marseille-Fos, Southern France, and serves the Mediterranean area.
David Taylor, Managing Director, LNG at V.Group, stated: “For Gasoline Vitality to succeed in this landmark bunkering milestone is testomony to the professionalism of the vessel’s on-board crew and the arduous work and diligence of V.’s assist community ashore. We sit up for safely and effectively persevering with to ship LNG gas as we assist our clients on their sustainability journeys.”
Rajesh Kurup, Head of Asset Administration from MOL, commented: “Attaining 100 protected operations isn’t any small feat, and it speaks volumes concerning the crew’s expertise and dedication. The onboard crew’s dedication to excellence is an inspiration to us all.”
Louise Tricoire, Vice President, TotalEnergies Marine Fuels, added: “Gasoline Vitality was constructed and operates at this time on the energy of our collective technical experience and information with MOL and V.Ships France. For the reason that begin of TotalEnergies’ LNG bunkering operations in November 2020, our chartered LNG bunker vessels based mostly in Marseille and Rotterdam, respectively, the Gasoline Vitality and the Gasoline Agility, have carried out world-premiere, giant scale operations throughout key bunker hubs with excessive ranges of efficiency and security information. We’ll proceed to boost the rising bunker wants of various vessel varieties utilizing various, lower-carbon and cleaner marine gas choices because the delivery business’s decarbonisation ambitions speed up.”
V.Ships, a part of international ship administration firm, V., covers a community of 18 ship administration workplaces, together with V.Ships France, delivering ship technical providers, danger administration, procurement and monetary providers for the tanker, bulker, container, offshore, and leisure sectors.
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