very large crude carrier


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very large crude carrier

[¦ver·ē ¦lärj ′krüd ‚kar·ē·ər]
(naval architecture)
A liquid-cargo vessel in the 100,000- to 250,000-ton range. Abbreviated VLCC.
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Name of client: National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) Revised budget: $2 billion Facility type: Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCCs) Sector: Oil Status: Construction Location: Various Main contractor: HSHI -- Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries
The jetty received its first very large crude carrier on 25 August, 2016.
"We are also pleased to report that the port received their very first very large crude carrier on 25 August, 2016."
AROUND 60 COMPANIES EYE PERTAMINA'S TANKERS Around 60 companies have indicated interest in buying very large crude carrier (VLCC) of the state-owned oil company Pertamina now being built in South Korea.
The biggest Very Large Crude Carrier ever to arrive at Immingham, the Olympic Legacy, which berthed partially laden to discharge some 130,000 tonnes of crude oil.
Her Majesty's Government of Gibraltar can now confirm, after having received the results of comprehensive laboratory testing, that the Very Large Crude Carrier, the Grace 1, which was detained in the early hours of Thursday morning, is loaded to capacity with crude oil.
The ship is a Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC), which is 333 meters long, 60 meters wide and has a cargo capacity of 319,000 tonnes (DWT).
Helios, based on Jurong Island, one of Asia's busiest ports and the region's main hub, is equipped with 18 tanks and able to handle very large crude carrier (VLCC) vessels.
Okpo, South Korea, Apr 21(ONA) Oman Shipping Company (OSC) took delivery of Bukha, a Very Large Crude Carrier in South Korean City Okpo, to be carrier Number 14 of its kind and number 35 multi -purpose carrier commercially operated by OSC.
The Great Eastern Shipping Company, a shipping and offshore service provider with operations in India and worldwide, has taken delivery of its 318,000 dwt Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) 'Ardeshir H Bhiwandiwalls' from South Korea-based, Hyundai Heavy Industries.
GS Caltex, South Koreaaes second-biggest refiner, is due to receive 920,000 barrels of crude from West Africa that is being shipped on the Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) New Frontier, a spokesman said.
Gulf Navigation became involved in a dispute in 2010 regarding the redelivery of the vessel Gulf Scandic, a very large crude carrier.

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