Mexican oil giant takes delivery of two new ships

Mexican oil giant takes delivery of two new shipsMexico City, Jan 30: Oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos, or Pemex, said it took delivery of two ships from South Korea's SPP Shipbuilding Group.

The vessels are designed to meet the highest environmental and technology standards, allowing for an upgrade of the existing fleet, Pemex said.

Pemex CEO Emilio Lozoya Austin took delivery in Pusan of the ships, which are called the Centla and the Jaguaroundi, the state-owned energy company said.

Two more ships are scheduled to be delivered soon, Pemex said.

The Texistepec is set for delivery in February and the Raramuri a month later.

The ships are custom-designed to meet company needs and are environmentally friendly, Pemex said.

The ships were acquired as part of the overhaul of Pemex Refinacion's fleet and were designed to help meet the environmental sustainability targets established in the business plan, the state-owned energy company said. (IANS)


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