The 25,000 dwt tanker ‘Bit Viking’ is the first vessel ever to have been converted from heavy fuel oil to liquefied natural gas (LNG) operation.´After the conversion the vessel qualifies for lower nitrogen oxide (NOX) emission taxes under the Norwegian NOX fund scheme.
– This is also a major benefit for our customer who operates along the Norwegiancoast, says Anders Hermansson.
Tarbit Shipping is a Sweden-based company that has been transporting bitumen, petroleum products and chemicals since 1962. The company currently operates three ships under the Swedish flag and another 10 under the Dutch flag through Tarbit Tankers BV. The company prides itself on its high level of environmental safety, and this conversion project is in line with their philosophy.
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