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Saudi Arabia

Vela Takes Delivery Of Mirfak Star As NKK Commissions New Carrier

South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries Company announced on 31 January thatit had delivered the 300,000 dwt Mirfak Star to Vela International Marine, SaudiAramco's tanker arm. The VLCC is the first of six tankers which are currentlybeing built by Hyundai for Vela (MEES, 10 August 1992). A second crude carrier -the 300,000 dwt Hamal Star - will be delivered in March and the remaining...