AET names two LNG dual-fueled tankers for Shell

AET, a petroleum logistics unit of Malaysian energy logistics group MISC Berhad, has named its first LNG dual-fueled aframax oil tanker vessels, Eagle Brasilia and Eagle Bintulu for Shell.

According to the company, using LNG as a fuel eliminates sulfur (SOx) emissions by nearly 100 percent, nitrous oxide (NOx) emissions by 85 percent and particulate matter (PM) emissions by 98 percent, exceeding the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) MARPOL VI 0.5% SOx regulations due into force in 2020. The vessels are in compliance with NOx Tier III emission when operating in gas mode.

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