Stena Bulk held a naming ceremony for its new bunker-saving vessel, Stena Imagination. Image: Stena Bulk
Stena Bulk AB (Stena Bulk) Wednesday announced that it held a naming ceremony for its new bunker-saving vessel, Stena Imagination - one of a total of 13 IMOIIMAX MR tankers slated for the company.
The fuel efficient vessel is said to offer fuel consumption levels about 10-20 percent lower than that of equivalent vessels when sailing at service speed.
The vessel is jointly owned by Stena Bulk and Indonesian Golden Agri Resources (GAR) on a 50-50 basis, and is operated by Stena Weco.
The three remaining vessels is the series are slated for delivery by 2018.
As Ship & Bunker reported, Stena Bulk held a naming ceremony in January for the ninth vessel in its bunker-saving newbuild series, Stena Immaculate.