MSC World Europa Completes First LNG Bunkering in Marseilles, France

MSC World Europa (Credit: Bernard Biger - Chantiers de l'Atlantique)TotalEnergies Marine Fuels supplied the 333 m vessel with 2,500 m3 of LNG at Marseilles on April 22 , the company said in an emailed statement on Wednesday.

The delivery was the first under an agreement between MSC Cruises and TotalEnergies signed in March 2021 to supply 45,000 mt/year of LNG bunkers at Marseilles. TotalEnergies used its delivery vessel the Gas Vitality for the operation.

“This first LNG bunkering operation in Marseille is an important milestone for our company as we welcome MSC World Europa for her first summer season in the Mediterranean,” Patrick Pourbaix , managing director in France for MSC Cruises, said in the statement.

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