Piraeus, Greece, November 12, 2020. Capital Gas Corp. took successful delivery today of the newbuilding LNG Carrier ‘Aristos I’, built by Hyundai Heavy Industries, S.Korea. With cargo capacity of 174,000 m3, the vessel is highly efficient, propelled with XDF engines and equipped with the latest available technologies, including an air lubrication system and increased filling limits (more than 99%). It is the first of seven sister ships to be delivered between 2020-2023. The vessel has been chartered to BP Shipping for a period up to 12 years.
About Capital Gas Corp.
Capital Gas Corp. (Capital Gas) is the Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) maritime transportation arm of the Capital Maritime Group, which is a fully integrated and diversified global ship owning group spanning key shipping segments (LNG /Crude / Products / Chemical / Container / Dry Bulk). Capital is trusted by Oil Majors, Traders, Liners and Operators worldwide to carry their cargoes, and is vetted successfully for period business by end users. The Capital Gas team includes a mix of senior managers with extensive LNG experience and Capital Maritime executives with a long standing history of successful performance in commercial and technical management, newbuilding design and supervision as well as corporate finance.