The newly-built W-Max class liquefied natural gas carrier “LAGENDA SETIA” for Petronas LNG  is delivered at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding yesterday.

The vessel which is the same type as the other two vessels delivered for PETRONAS in May and June 2022*¹, was given her name “LAGENDA SETIA” by Mrs. Sharifah Fauziah Wan Idrus, wife of Mr. Adnan Zainal Abidin, PETRONAS COO and EVP & CEO of Gas Business on 21st of August 2023. Management and staff of PETRONAS, Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Shenergy ICBC Financial Leasing and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. also attended the naming ceremony.

“Lagenda” is a Malay word for “legend” and “Setia” is for “loyalty”. “Lagenda” which is also used as the name of the sister vessels represent loyalty and dedication of the LNG-supplying vessel, as well as the long-term relationship with charterers.


Together with two sister vessels, she will engage in transportation of LNG from Malaysia (Bintulu) to China (Shanghai) for Shenergy (Group) Co., Ltd.

In our Medium-Term Management Plan published on May 2022, “K” LINE defines LNG carriers business as one of the top priority area for driving growth, “K” Line will flexibly and proactively respond to customer’s needs, including growing needs for environmental and digital solution to maximize its corporate value.

Shipyard Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd.
LOA 239.40 m
Beam 36.60 m
Tank Type Membrane
Tank Capacity 79,806 m3
Propulsion System X-DF (dual fuel engine which uses gas admitted at low pressure)
Speed 17.5 knots