Besiktas Shipyard announced the launch of M/T Paul A. Desgagnés for delivery to the Canadian Groupe Desgagnés. The dual fuel LNG IMO-II chemical tanker was successfully completed on 29th of July 2017. She is the third of the series of four units which were ordered by the Canadian owners to Besiktas.
Damia Desgagnés is said to be the world’s first dual fuel LNG asphalt tanker. Mia Desgagnés, same design duel fuel LNG IMO-II chemical tanker, has been launched on 10th of December 2016 and currently on sea trials before the delivery to her owners.
Another sister chemical tanker is currently on the blocks for the ongoing hull construction, Besiktas Shipyard said.