翻译：国际海事信息网 黄子倩 张运鸿
马来西亚国际航运公司(MISC)于今天早些时候宣布其与LNG Shipping公司(LSS)已签订两份期租合同。被出租的两艘LNG船分别是LNG Portovenere号和LNG Lerici号，用于国际水域的航运业务。该合同遵照两公司签署的谅解备忘录，MISC从LSS处获得两艘船舶的所有权。
依照该合同，两艘船舶将被出租给LSS公司，租期五年。合同金额预计在1.33亿美元。LNG Portovenere号租期预计从今年12月开始，LNG Lerici号租期则要从2019年1月开始。
MISC BERHAD signs two time-charter contracts with LSS for LNG Portovenere and LNG Lerici
MISC announced earlier today that the Company has signed two time-charter parties (the Contracts) with LNG Shipping S.p.A. (LSS) for the time charter of two Liquefied Natural Gas Carriers known as LNG Portovenere and LNG Lerici for operations in international waters. The Contracts are pursuant to a Memorandum of Agreement between LSS and MISC, which resulted in MISC acquiring ownership of the Vessels from LSS.
Pursuant to the Contracts, the Vessels will be chartered by LSS for a period of five (5) years with an estimated combined contract value of USD 133 million. The charter for LNG Portovenere is expected to commence in December 2018 whereas the charter for LNG Lerici is expected to commence by January 2019.
LSS, 100% owned by Eni S.p.A., was incorporated on 26 July 2001 and operates in the transportation by sea of liquefied natural gas (LNG) through the use of two proprietary vessels above, each with a capacity of 65,000 cubic metres. LSS also provides support to Eni S.p.A for shipping needs and the LNG business.