Kuwait – Leading classification society ClassNK (Chairman and President: Noboru Ueda) announced that it has completed work on the 31, 445GT Product TankerMUTRIBA, built by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard Co., Ltd. (HMD) as part of a series of vessels being constructed for the Kuwait Oil Tanker Company S.A.K. (KOTC). The
MUTRIBA was officially delivered to KOTC at a ceremony held in Kuwait on 20 October 2014.
The MUTRIBA is the fourth and final Product Tanker to be constructed by HMD as part of this series under ClassNK Rules and Regulations and in line with KOTC’s strict standards on safety and environmental performance. The MUTRIBA along with the other vessels in the series utilize the latest in environmentally-friendly technology, and are fitted with ballast water treatment systems and all possess an Inventory of Hazardous Material. The series is also the first in the world to be constructed in line with the ClassNK Guideline for Noise and Vibration, and delivered with the relevant ClassNK notations “Noise and Vibration Comfort (NVC)”and “Mechanical Vibration Awareness (MVA)”.
Representing ClassNK, Mr. K. Murata, Regional Manager of Middle East and Mr. S.F. Gilani, General Manager of Kuwait Office attended the delivery ceremony, and expressed their congratulations on behalf of ClassNK to the KOTC representatives for the successful delivery.
Following the delivery, ClassNK will continue to provide classification services for the MUTRIBA and the other vessels in the series.