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Great Ships of 2018

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Kawasaki Kawasaki

Kisen Kisen

Kaisha, Kaisha,


Photos: Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha

Paci? c Breeze, a 182,000 cu. m. capacity LNG carrier, is the world’s

THE WORLD’S LARGEST THE WORLD’S LARGEST largest MOSS type LNG carrier ever constructed, built at Kawasaki Heavy

Industries, Ltd., Japan (KHI). This ca- pacity was achieved by extending the

MOSS TYPE LNG CARRIER MOSS TYPE LNG CARRIER equatorial ring section of No. 3 and 4 cargo tanks by 1.6m in height from the conventional spherical shape, which

Main Particulars increases approximately 5,000m3 from the second largest MOSS type

LNG carrier constructed by KHI. Ka- wasaki Panel System was adopted for the thermal insulation system of the cargo tanks, which offers outstanding

LNG boil-off rate performance of no more than 0.08% per day. This ship is equipped with a Tri-Fuel diesel (TFD) electric propulsion system performing excellent fuel ef? ciency across a broad range of speeds. PACIFIC BREEZE is time-chartered by IT Marine Trans- port Pte. Ltd., a joint-venture compa- ny of INPEX Shipping Co., Ltd. and

Total Marine Transport B.V. and en- gaged in transportation of LNG pro- duced at the Ichthys LNG Project in

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