Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) is poised to be a leading centre for the repair of liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers, having completed 31 LNG carrier projects since its inauguration 18 months ago. emerges as leading player
Mr Abu Bakar Mohd Nor, CEO of N-KOM, shared, “We are encouraged by the continuous support of all our customers. Their confidence and trust in our ability to deliver quality and timely projects has spurred us to further enhance our capabilities to provide value-added solutions to our customers.”
Recent deliveries made include OSG Shipmanagement’s 107,514 DWT Tembek, “K”-Line LNG Shipping’s 122,079 DWT Al Oraiq and Pronav Shipmanagement’s 121,504 DWT Al Ruwais.
Currently undergoing repairs at the yard are MOL LNG Transport’s Al Aamriya, OSG Shipmanagement’s Al Gattara, STASCo’s Shagra and Pronav Shipmanagement’s Al Safliya and Duhail. Repairs are also underway for the first BW Gas operated vessel to be drydocked and repaired in N-KOM, the 82,488 cmᶟ LPG carrier BW Energy.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, September 26, 2012; Image: nkom