Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 29

21-July-2008

QATAR

Samsung To Deliver First Q-Max LNG Carrier To Qatargas In August

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) will deliver a 266,000 cu ms capacity LNG carrier to Qatargas in August, Qatargas said on 11 July. The Q-Max vessel, named Mozah, is the worlds largest LNG tanker. Mozah will be used to ship LNG produced at the Qatargas 2 plant to customers in Europe. SHI won the order to build the first Q-Max in March 2006 for $290mn. SHI plans to deliver...