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Furetank reaches milestone with new vessel orders: entire fleet renewed

Furetank has added another two Vinga vessels to the order line, marking a milestone for the shipping company. Upon delivery, Furetank’s fleet will consist entirely of environmentally proven, top standard vessels with an average age of two years.

The vessels are number 20 and 21 in the Vinga series of intermediate size product tankers and will be fully owned by Furetank Rederi AB. They will replace older tonnage, meaning that all vessels in the Furetank fleet will be of the best-in-class emission-saving Vinga design.

The Vinga series has been rapidly expanded in the last few years, since the ships have been very well received in the market. The technology has proven to be robust and efficient, meeting all of the company’s expectations.

When these vessels enter service, the average age of the fleet will be less than two years. Since the introduction of the Vinga series in 2018, Furetank has developed into a substantially larger shipping company with a focus on environmental progress.

The green technology on board is developed and refined with the construction of each new vessel. The latest addition is two methane slip reducing technologies, a Greenhouse Gas (GHG) reduction package and Low Load Optimization package, co-developed by Wärtsilä and Furetank.

They will be implemented in all upcoming vessels and retrofitted into existing Vinga ships. Tests performed both in the factory and on board show a methane slip reduction of an impressive 45-50 per cent.

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