Total signs deal for LNG-fueled VLCCs

French oil major Total has signed a deal to lease two VLCC ships ordered by a Malaysian company. The ships are expected to be delivered a few years from now and will be fueled by LNG.

Malaysiske AET har bestilt to VLCC-nybygninger, der skal sejle på LNG som brændstof. | Photo: AET

With a new contract, French oil major Total will a few years from now be using two LNG-fueled supertankers in its oil activities.

Through subsidiary Chartering and Shipping Services SA, Total has entered a deal with company AET to time-charter two VLCC newbuilds, set for delivery in the first quarter 2022.

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