Launching ceremony for UECC’s TBN AUTO ECO Pure Car and Truck Carrier (PCTC)

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)