A tanker with Wind-Assisted Ready and HVSC-Ready ABS notations, one of six LNG fuel ready sister ships with eco-friendly design delivered to Capital in 2023.
Piraeus, Greece, March 24, 2023. Capital Ship Management Corp. ('Capital') took successful delivery of the newbuilding vessel M/T ‘Avax’, a 50,000 dwt, eco-type Chemical/Product MR tanker, built by Hyundai Vietnam Shipyard Co Ltd, Vietnam. It is assigned with Wind-Assisted Ready and HVSC-Ready notations by ABS, while it is the third of six LNG Fuel Ready sister ships with eco-friendly design delivered to Capital in 2023.
The HVSC-Ready notation is for vessels equipped with High Voltage Shore Connection systems to be installed in the future, and the Wind-Assist Ready notation refers to vessels equipped with wind-assist equipment to be installed on board. M/T ‘Avax’ has future proof design compliant with EEDI Phase 3 and is annotated with ABS SUSTAIN-1 (2020) that demonstrates adherence to the United Nations' (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
Being Tier III compliant for reduced NOx emissions, assigned ABS ENVIRO notation, as well as ABS Wind-Assisted Ready, HVSC-Ready and LNG Fuel Ready notations, and equipped with IHM notation for safe recycling, M/T ‘Avax’ becomes one of the most environmentally friendly, technologically advanced and efficient vessels in the global MR fleet.