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KOTC Takes Delivery Of Second LPG Carrier

The Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) took delivery on 18 June of a second78,000-cu. m. LPG carrier - Gas al-Qarin - built in Japan by Mitsubishi HeavyIndustries. The first carrier - Gas al-Mitla - was delivered to KOTC last April(MEES, 17 May).

With the acquisition of these two LPG carriers, KOTC will have a fleet of sixLPG vessels, 17 crude oil tankers and 27 refined product tankers. During thenext five years KOTC...