FLEX LNG LTD signs one year time-charter with Enel
FLEX LNG LTD, a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of LNG carriers, today announce that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time-charter agreement with Enel Trade S.p.A. ("Enel"), a company of the Enel Group, a multinational power company and one of the world's leading integrated electricity and gas operators, the company said in its press release.
The time charter period of 12 months will commence during the second half of 2019. Enel also has the option to extend the contract by an additional 12 months subsequent to the firm period. FLEX LNG intends to employ the LNG carrier FLEX ENTERPRISE for this business, however the Company also has the option to nominate one of its sister vessels. FLEX ENTERPRISE is a 173,400 cbm LNG carrier with MEGI propulsion built in 2018.
About FLEX LNG LTD
FLEX LNG aims to become a leading supplier of LNG Carriers and Floating Storage & Regasification Units ("FSRUs") by providing safe, reliable, and cost effective logistic solutions in the LNG shipping industry, utilizing only the newest and most environmentally friendly vessels. FLEX LNG is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange under the ticker FLNG. FLEX has a fleet of six highly efficient MEGI LNG carriers consisting of two existing vessels and four newbuildings under construction at industry-leading shipyards in South Korea for delivery in 2018 and 2019. The introduction of two-stroke MEGI propulsion for LNG ships has provided significant savings to Charterers in form of reduced fuel consumption and lower boil-off rates by using the latest technologies. Compared to TFDE vessels, reduction in fuel consumption alone is estimated at ~30%.