Tokyo, 3 June 2010 – The second shuttle and regasification vessel (SRV) co-owned by Höegh LNG (President: Sveinung Støhle) and Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL, headquarters: Tokyo; President: Akimitsu Ashida) was completed at Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea and delivered to the GDF Suez group on June 1, 2010. It will serve on a long-term charter contract between the parties.
GDF SUEZ CAPE ANN is the second of two SRVs that were constructed to provide LNG transportation services to the Neptune LNG Deep Water Port off the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts, USA, which was commissioned in early 2010, as well as to other GDF SUEZ projects around the world.
The vessel, along with its sister vessel GDF SUEZ NEPTUNE, which was delivered in November 2009, is a part of Mitsui O.S.K. Line’s strategy of satisfying the diversified needs of the market by providing a broad range of LNG transportation services.
MOL is one of the world’s largest multi-modal transport companies, operating 861 vessels and employing a workforce in excess of 9,200 worldwide. MOL operates one of the largest and most diverse networks of liner and logistics services around the globe, including weekly Transpacific, Transatlantic, Americas and Asia-Europe services. Please visit the company’s website at www.MOLpower.com.