Shell Enhancing LNG Bunkering Capabilities in the Americas

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New Frontier 2 LNG Bunkering Vessel Shell LNG

Global Head of Downstream LNG, Shell, Mr. Tahir Faruqui has announced the launch of the company’s latest LNG bunker vessel, the New Frontier 2. With a capacity of 18,000m3, this cutting-edge vessel represents a significant milestone in expanding Shell LNG’s presence in the Americas. The New Frontier 2 is the third vessel deployed in the region and joins Shell LNG’s existing fleet of 12 bunker vessels, enabling the availability of Shell LNG across key bunkering locations worldwide.

Constructed at the prestigious Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd. and chartered from Pan Ocean Co., Ltd., the New Frontier 2 is a versatile vessel capable of bunkering various ship types, both in port and offshore. In addition to bunkering services, it also offers loading and gas-up/cool-down services to LNG carriers and LNG-fueled vessels. This multipurpose approach ensures efficient and comprehensive support to meet the evolving needs of the LNG industry.

With a remarkable track record of over 1,000 safely completed LNG bunker operations worldwide, Shell LNG continues to demonstrate its commitment to serving shipping customers and empowering them to achieve immediate emission reductions through the use of LNG. The addition of the New Frontier 2 to their fleet further solidifies Shell LNG’s position as a leader in providing sustainable and reliable LNG solutions to the maritime sector.

The deployment of the New Frontier 2 underscores Shell LNG’s dedication to promoting sustainable shipping practices and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the Americas and beyond. By offering comprehensive LNG bunkering services, Shell LNG aims to support the industry’s efforts to achieve a greener and more sustainable future.

As the demand for cleaner fuels continues to rise, Shell LNG remains committed to meeting the evolving needs of its customers and supporting the global transition to a low-carbon economy. The introduction of the New Frontier 2 reinforces Shell LNG’s position as a trusted partner and a driving force in advancing the adoption of LNG as a viable and environmentally friendly marine fuel.

Source Shell LNG