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Next-generation cement carriers

11 July 2016, Published under Cement News

As the cement production process becomes more aware of the fuels it burns and the impact on the environment, the cement shipping sector is also considering more sustainable solutions for moving cement across the globe. By Daniel Ulestig, KGJ Cement, Singapore. MV Greenland at sea JT Cement, a joint-venture between KGJ Cement AS (Norway) and Erik Thun AB (Sweden), has launched the world’s first liquified natural gas (LNG)/marine gas oil (MGO) dual-fuel cement carriers. The joi...

Delivery of Nb. 435 for JT Cement

10 June 2016, Published under Cement News

Ferus Smit has delivered the Nb. 435 (MV Ireland) to new owners JT Cement, a joint venture between Erik Thun AB and KG Jebsen Cement. The vessel was delivered after an extensive programme of trials in which the safety and proper working of all systems was verified. MV Ireland left the harbour of Delfzijl, The Netherlands, on its first commercial voyage immediately after delivery. MV Ireland is the second dedicated cement carrier for JT Cement. The vessels are the first dry cargo vessels wi...