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United European Car Carriers (UECC), jointly owned by Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Wallenius Lines, has signed a contract to construct two dual fuel LNG PCTCs with 1A Super Finnish/Swedish ice class.
A formal launching ceremony for the first of the two vessels, TBN AUTO ECO, took place at the NACKS shipyard in Nantong, China 14.04.2016.
The launching of TBN AUTO ECO was a huge success with the construction completed according to the project plan and leading to a significant milestone in the new building project.


The participants at the ceremony were as pictured above:
UECC: Mr. Glenn Edvardsen/CEO, Mr. Erik Jensen/COO, Mr. Thomas Thue/CFO, Mr. Jan Thore Foss/Head of Ship Management, Mr. Carl Fagergren/Project Manager
NYK: Mr. Takashi Yonezawa/NYK Line
UECC Site: Mr. Leoued Menorias/Supervisor, Mr. Ayumu Sakashita/Supervisor, Mr. Ellie Basaka/Supervisor,
Mr. Jörgen Fridh/Deputy Site Manager, Mr. Yuto Ito/Supervisor, Mr. Yoshihisa Iwai/Site Manager
Class Surveyor: Mr. Liu Kejun/Senior Surveyor, Mr. Zhuo Xing/Surveyor, Mr. Jiang Qixing/Surveyor,
Mr. Jaekwang Ahn/Project Manager
NACKS: Mr. Shogo Matsui/Vice President, Mr. Chen Gong/Vice President, Mr. Xu Wenyu/Vice President, Mr. Xu Weiming/Vice President, Mr. Masanori Mizuno/President, Mr. Takeaki Takada/Vice President

(Source: UECC Press Release)