Siem Automobile Carriers’s (SCC’s) Aristotle, the second of two LNG-fueled PCTC (pure automobile, truck service) ships within the SCC fleet (the opposite is the Confucius), is on her maiden voyage from Emden, Germany to North America. The ship’s first bunkering took on greater than 800MT of LNG gasoline. Practically 4800 vehicles had been loaded, sure for Canada, the US and Mexico. The Aristotle operates solely for Volkswagen Group.

The vessel is 200 meters lengthy, 38 meters vast with a most draft of 10 meters and her crusing velocity of as much as 19 nautical miles per hour. The Aristotle lately made port calls in Halifax, NS, Baltimore MD and Vera Cruz, MX.


Bunkering in Emden.

With LNG, the Aristotle reduces carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 25%, nitrogen oxide emissions by as much as 30%, particulate matter by as much as 60% and sulfur oxide emissions by as much as 100%.

The vessel shall be managed by SCC’s sister firm—Siem Ship Administration, based mostly in Gdynia, Poland.