Nauticor (Past Sponsor)
Nauticor is The Linde Group’s dedicated supplier of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel for maritime applications, located in Hamburg, Germany. As a 100% member of The Linde Group, Nauticor has extensive experience in developing tailor-made LNG supply chains for customers and all related aspects, such as the technical design, LNG sourcing and trading and port approval processes. Since 2012, The Linde Group has conducted more than 1,500 ship-to-ship and over 3,500 truck-to-ship LNG bunker operations. While the “Seagas”, which is owned and operated by The Linde Group, is the world’s first LNG bunker supply vessel (BSV), Nauticor’s new 7,500 m³ LNG BSV “Kairos”, delivery scheduled for Q4/2018, will be the largest such vessel in the world. Utilizing these assets, Nauticor provides LNG bunker services for maritime customers all over Europe, the focus of the company’s activities being on ports and offshore locations along the North Sea & Baltic Sea coast, including customers in Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Finland.