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January 27th, 2022

Tanker THORNBURY delivered

On Wednesday at 03.00 hrs January 26th, 2022 Finnish time, Lundquist Shipping Company Limited took delivery of the newly built aframax tanker THORNBURY of 112,000 deadweight tonnes from Sumitomo Heavy Industries in Japan.
The newbuilding departed from Yokosuka on February 27th for Singapore, where she is scheduled to arrive on February 7th.
The THORNBURY is number eight in a series of nine vessels ordered from Sumitomo by the Lundqvist Shipping group. The ninth vessel is scheduled to be delivered in August this year.
Lundquist Shipping Company Limited is registered in the Bahamas and is an associated company to Ångfartygs Aktiebolaget Alfa and Rederiaktiebolaget Hildegaard.


April 15th,  2020

New Aframax tanker ordered

Lundquist Shipping Company Limited, which is an associated company to both Ångfartygs Aktiebolaget Alfa and Rederiaktiebolaget Hildegaard, has today signed a shipbuilding contract for the delivery of an aframax tanker of about 112,000 deadweight tonnes with Sumitomo Heavy Industries in Japan.

The vessel which is expected to be financed with own funds, is to be delivered in January 2022.


February 10th, 2019

Delivery and naming ceremony of  ALFA FINLANDIA

Last Thursday, Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd delivered a new built Aframax tanker, the 7th within 4,5 years to the Lundqvist group, to Shinobu Shipping Company Limited which is an associated company to Ångfartygs Aktiebolaget Alfa and Rederiaktiebolaget Hildegaard.
Directly after the delivery, the vessel was given the name ALFA FINLANDIA by Mrs Rani Chauhan, wife of the Indian master Ajay Chauhan. On February 8th, 2019 the vessel sailed towards Singapore for lifting cargo enroute to Europe.


November 2nd,  2018

Motortanker LANCING delivered

Early this morning Mitsubishi Corporation delivered the Aframax tanker LANCING, built by Sumitomo Heavy Industries, to North Sea Shuttle Company Limited, a subsidiary to Rederiaktiebolaget Hildegaard.
At the delivery ceremony the ship owner was represented by the technical manager Mr. Marcus Lindfors which in turn handed over the ship to Captain Lee Yung Chul and his Korean officers and Indonesian crew.
M/t LANCING is the sixth sister vessel which has been delivered to the Lundqvist group since the ESTRELLA was delivered in October 2014.

The last vessel in this newbuilding program is scheduled to be delivered from Sumitomo in the beginning of February next year.


August 18th,  2018

Double naming ceremonies and one delivery in Yokosuka, Japan

Last Thursday the fifth sister vessel was delivered to Lundquist Shipping Company Limited, an associated company to Angfartygs Aktiebolaget Alfa and Rederiaktiebolaget Hildegaard, from Sumitomo ship yard in Japan.

In connection with the delivery there was a naming ceremony where the vessel was given the name SWORD by Mrs. Sirkka Wegelius, spouse to board member Fred Wegelius.

On the same occasion the sixth sister vessel, ordered by North Sea Shuttle Company, a subsidiary to Rederiaktiebolaget Hildegaard, was given the name LANCING by Mrs. Kati Eriksson, spouse to board member Kenneth Eriksson.

SWORD and LANCING are names that earlier have been used on successful tankers in Lundqvist Rederierna’s fleet.

The SWORD is now on her way to Sikka in India where she will load her first cargo of gas oil for delivery in Europe.
The LANCING is expected to be delivered in the beginning of November this year and she as well is already fixed for her first voyage from Asia to Europe.
After the delivery of the LANCING there will be constructed an additional tanker which will be somewhat bigger than the first six sisters. This vessel will be ready for delivery in the beginning of February next year.

SWORD and LANCING main particulars are as follows:

Length : 228,60 meter
Beam : 42,00 meter
Draught : 14,62 meter
DWT : 104.026,9
Gross tonnage : 57.164
Speed : 15,2 knots
Engine power : 10.830 kW


February 6th,  2017

Lundqvist Rederierna order their 7th Aframax tanker vessel from Japan.

Shinobu Shipping Company Limited has today signed a shipbuilding contract with Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd.

Vessel is to be delivered in 2019 and will be built according to ship yard’s latest design called EVA2.

Apart from the above four already delivered vessels, of which the last one was delivered in May 2016, the Lundqvist group has from before two sister vessels on order, with expected delivery during 2018.

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