Thursday, 16 October 2008


A vessel of a type not seen on the Clyde was also noted as she made her way north through the Sea of the Hebrides on Thuesday. SIGAS DUKE, a liquified gas carrier, is Maltese registered, and was built in Norway in 1982 and was originally named TRAENAFJORD. She was renamed KNUD THOLSTRUP later that year, then became KNUD KOSAN in 1991. Her present name was adopted in 2006. She is owned by Sigas Singapore Pte Ltd and managed by EMS Ship Management. SIGAS DUKE is 76.75 metres long, and has a deadweight of 2,618 tonnes. She can carry ammonia or LPG in her three fully refrigerated tanks, at temperatures as low as -48.0 °C.


Anonymous said...


I'm not familiar with that day of the week =]

Anonymous said...

Cracking capture John, cheers.