LPG Tanker ‘Gas Courage’ docks at Hambantota Port
LPG tanker “Gas Courage” berthed at the Hambantota International Port (HIP), to load close on 1,800 metric tons of LPG. The tanker owned by LAUGFS Maritime Services (Pvt) Ltd., and flying the Sri Lankan flag, is the first vessel to be registered at the Port of Hambantota.
‘Gas Courage’ which has a gross tonnage of 2998 t and a maximum draft of 5.5 m is part of the fleet of tankers supplying the LAUGFS storage facility located adjacent to the Hambantota International Port.
In October 2018, the port partnered with LAUGFS Gas, a pioneer in Sri Lanka’s power and energy sector, to service their storage and transshipment requirements of LPG. Transshipment of LPG is a part of the Hambantota International Port’s energy hub mix.