rss icon Subscribe
desktop mobile

COSCO Orders Three LNG Carriers at Hudong-Zhonghua

File photo: A 170,000m3 class LNG carrier delivered by Hudong-Zhonghua in 2017 (Photo: Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co)

Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co, a unit of China State Shipbuilding Corp, has signed contract to construct three liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers worth 3.9 billion yuan ($551.62 million), reported the state-backed Jiefang Daily on Tuesday.

The LNG carriers, each with a capacity of 174,000 cubic metres, will be operated by China COSCO Shipping and be deployed for LNG shipping services for PetroChina International Co, an affiliate of China National Petroleum Corp.

"The construction of the new LNG carriers is to response government calls to expand domestic demand," Jiefang Daily reported, citing an official at COSCO Shipping.

COSCO Shipping will own 41 LNG carriers once the new vessels are completed, with combined capacity of 6.94 million cubic meters.

Hudong-Zhonghua in April won a $2.8 billion worth contract to build LNG carriers for Qatar Petroleum, the biggest export LNG vessels construction contract ever received by a Chinese shipyard.


($1 = 7.0701 Chinese yuan renminbi)

(Reporting by Muyu Xu and Tom Daly, editing by Louise Heavens)

Jun 30, 2020

 

Contracts

Great Lakes Wins Dredging Contracts Worth More than $50 Mln

(Image: Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation)

The United States' largest dredging services provider Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation on

Vigor Wins $133 Mln US Navy Repair Job

File photo: Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) (U.S. Navy photo Paul Kelly)

Vigor Marine has been awarded a $133,406,869 firm-fixed-price contract to prepare for and

Elbit Systems Wins $53 Mln Navy Contract

(Photo: Elbit Systems)

Elbit Systems announced Wednesday it has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $53

Shipbuilding

Austal Delivers Fast Ferry Bajamar Express to Fred. Olsen Express

(Photo: Austal)

Shipbuilder Austal Australia has delivered a new 118-meter fast ferry to Fred. Olsen Express.

Huisman to Equip Chinese Rescue Vessel

(Image: Huisman)

Dutch maritime equipment manufacturer Huisman said it has been awarded a contract by China

Eleventh National Security Cutter Named Elizebeth Smith Friedman

File photo> U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security)

The U.S. Coast Guard is naming the 11th Legend-Class National Security Cutter (NSC) in honor of

Maritime Apps