ABB Completes Delivery for Icebreaking LNG Carrier Fleet

ABB has announced that the final vessel in a 15-ship series has entered service for the Yamal LNG project ahead of schedule, powered by ABB technology.

The Yakov Gakkel vessel is owned by a joint venture (JV) between Teekay LNG Partners and China LNG Partners, and joins a fleet of 15 specially designed tankers transporting LNG year-round from Yamal LNG.

According to the statement, the vessels have been built in less than six years and to ARC7 ice class, each with a capacity of…

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