KRITI FUTURE the first ammonia-fuel-ready vessel in the world, gas crosses the Suez Canal within the convoy of the south on its voyage coming from Sudan and direction heading to Italy
The landmark 274-meter-long vessel was built by New Times Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (NTS). Currently conventionally fueled, the vessel complies with the ABS Ammonia Ready Level 1 requirements, indicating it is designed to be converted to run on ammonia in the future. The vessel also meets the ABS LNG Fuel Ready Level 1 requirements
.“This vessel represents a milestone in the development of the maritime industry and a step forward in the readiness to utilize alternative marine fuels. ABS’ alternative fuel ready suite of guidance and qualification programs is designed to give owners the flexibility they need and help prepare for a future in which alternative fuels such as ammonia take a bigger role,” said Filippos Nikolatsopoulos, ABS Manager, Greece Business Development.
Crude Oil Tanker KRITI FUTURE is currently located at EMED – East Mediterranean at position 33° 14′ 32.5″ N, 026° 43′ 51.5″ E as reported by MarineTraffic Terrestrial Automatic Identification System on 2022-06-26 17:09 UTC (4 minutes ago)
The wind in this area at that time blows from the Northwest direction at force 2 Beaufort.
The vessel departed from MARSA BASHAYER, SD on 2022-06-22 02:33 LT (UTC +3) and is currently sailing at 12.6 knots in the West direction heading to SARROCH, IT with a reported Estimated Time of Arrival at 2022-06-30 03:30 LT (UTC +3) local time (in 3 days, 7 hours )
KRITI FUTURE (IMO: 9924326) is a Crude Oil Tanker that was built in 2022 (a new building) and is sailing under the flag of Greece.
Its carrying capacity is 149987 t DWT and her current draught is reported to be 10.7 meters. Her length overall (LOA) is 274.3 meters and her width is 48 meters.