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Oceanking: 1st BWTS retrofitting for a Greek ship-owner


OCEANKING proudly announces that our Principal NK Co Korea, leaders in the BWTS, have been awarded a contract by Kyklades Maritime Corporation for the retrofitting

of 4 x115K dwt. Crude Oil Tanker, with the NK-O3 Blue Ballast System.

All four vessels, “Nissos Serifos”, “Nissos Anafi”, “Nissos Santorini”, “Nissos Paros”, which have been built at  SHI, are classified by ABS and  will be retrofitted within 2017.

It should be underlined that this is the 1st  BWTS retrofitting for a Greek ship-owner.

Furthermore, OCEANKING was successfully involved in the contract between the German Shipping Company ERNST JAKOB and NK for the 1st European retrofitting of 2x76K dwt Product Crude Oil Tankers, with the NK-O3 BWTS. Two more sister vessels will follow in 2017.

Mr. C. Hassiotis OCEANKING CEO commented:

“ OCEANKING is proud to be involved again in yet two more “firsts” for our Principals, related to new technologies, this time for the retrofit of BWTS for a Greek and a German ship-owner. This is another proof of the  continuous trust shown by Owners for the advantages of the NK-O3 BWTS,  which so far is a leader in the Greek Shipping community, having received 140 orders for New Buildings” .

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