Eletson: nine LEG carriers

9 x 12,000 cbm LEG/LPG/Ammonia/VCM-Carrier

‘LEG Othoni’, ‘LEG Astipalea’, ‘LEG Paros’, ‘LEG Kithnos’, ‘LEG Dilos’, ‘LEG Ithaki’, ’LEG Kalolimnos’, ‘LEG Kithira’ & ‘LEG Antikithira’
for Eletson, Greece

General Information

Project Data:2637 A-J
Shipyard:Hyundai Mipo Dockyard, Korea
Year of Completion:2015-2018
TGE’s scope:EPCS-contract, cargo handling system, cargo tanks


Length o.a.147.06 m
Beam:22.6 m
Draught (LPG):9.2 m
Speed:16.5 kn

Characteristics of gas plant:

Characteristics of gas plant: 
Capacity:Capacity:    12,000 m³
Number of cargo tanks:3 (cylindrical type)
Material of cargo tanks:5% Ni Steel
Design temperature / pressure:-104°C / 5.0 bar g acc. to IMO at sea
Maximum cargo density:VCM
Number of segregations:2
Cargo manifolds:2 liquid lines, 1 x 10”, 1 x 8” ANSI 300 lbs flanges
2 vapour lines, 1 x 6”, 1 x 4” ANSI 300 lbs flanges
Loading- / Unloadingrate:1,200 m³/h
Deepwell pump3 x 400 m³/h at 120 m LC
Booster pump2 x 400 m³/h at 120 m LC
Number of cargo heater / vaporiser:Capacity:    1 x 400 m³/h Propane from -42°C to 0°C at 15°C sea-water temperature
Capacity:    1 x 1,200 m³/h Propane from -42°C to 0°C at 15°C sea-water temperature
1 ethylene vaporiserCapacity:    1,200 m³/h Ethylene from -104°C at 15°C sea-water temperature
Reliquefaction system:Cascade / direct cycle
2 x refrigerant compressors (refrigerant Propylene)
3 x cargo compressors
Cargo piping system:Stainless steel AISI 316L
Inertgas plant: 
PSA typeCapacity:    1,000 Nm³/h at 99.5 vol. % N2
Deck Tank:Capacity:    1 x 120 m³
Design Pressure / Temperature18 bar g/-104°C

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