The Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) on Tuesday got delivery of the Shegardiah oil tanker from the South Korean Hyundai Mipo Dockyard ship builder.
The new ship is one of eight tankers, of various sizes and for different purposes, ordered from the Korean company in a contract signed on 24 April 2018, Acting CEO of the KOTC Ali Al-Shehab told KUNA.
He pointed out that the building of the new ship, the 30th member of KOTC fleet, comes within the framework of the fourth phase of KOTC’s fleet revamp and modernization.
The new tanker is eco-friendly and fuel efficient as it was built according to highest international standards for protecting the environment and reducing emission, Al-Shehab clarified.
Source: Kuwait News Agency