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KOTC takes delivery of Al-Yamamah oil tanker

The Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) this week got delivery of the Al-Yamamah Oil Tanker from the South Korean Hyundai Mipo Dockyard ship builder.

The new ship is one of eight tankers, of various sizes and for different purposes, ordered from the Korean company in a contract signed in April 2018, Acting CEO of the KOTC Ali Al-Shehab told KUNA.

He pointed out that the building of the new ship, the 29th member of KOTC fleet, comes withing the framwork of the fourth phase of the fleet revamp and modernization.

The new tanker is eco-friendly and fuel efficient as it was built according to hightest international standards for protecting the environment and reducing emission, Al-Shehab boasted.

He said that the company is keen on implementing its strategic goals to enhance its status and serve Kuwait oil sector in the world. (end)
Source: KUNA

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