Nigeria takes delivery of gas carriers

Nigeria takes delivery of gas carriers

Jan 23, 2017: Nigeria has taken delivery of gas carriers that were bought from the Hyundai Mipo Dockyard in Ulsan, South Korea. This was confirmed by the Group General Manager Group Public Affairs Division of NNPC, NduUghamaduin a statement.

According to Ughamadu, the takeover would ensure stability in the supply of liquefied petroleum gas, also known as domestic cooking gas. The vessels had a combined capacity of 38,000 cubic meters with the names “MT Africa Gas” and “MT Sahara Gas”.

Ughamadu said during a brief naming ceremony to inaugurate the vessels on Tuesday, the Group Managing Director of NNPC, DrMaikantiBaru, expressed gratitude to all the partners who helped to actualize the ship acquisition vision of the parent companies and the management of WAGL. 

“I am particularly delighted that the venture we started a few years ago has achieved this enviable milestone today as we take delivery of these vessels,”Baru was quoted as saying.‎

The statement also quoted Hyundai Mipo Dockyard (HMD) President and Chief Executive Officer, YS Han, as saying the naming ceremony was the first at HMD this year, with its new customer, WAGL.

Han thanked the managements of NNPC, Sahara Energy and WAGL for their cooperation and support throughout the period of construction of the vessels and prayed that the vessels would perform their intended services successfully and bring good fortune to WAGL and their parent companies,” Ughamadu said.‎

 

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