China's first LNG Ship Sets Sails

Thursday, December 29, 2005
China's first liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship sailed out of the shipyard in Shanghai, marking China's shipbuilding industry stepping into a new era, according to a report on www.chinadaily.com.

Sources from the China State Shipbuilding Corp (CSSC) said the LNG ship was built by CSSC's Shanghai subsidiary, the Hudong-Zhonghua shipbuilding (Group) Co Ltd. China reportedly has invested more than 100million yuan on the research of the LNG ship in recent years. The first 147,200 cu. m. LNG ship, 292 x 43.4 m is scheduled to go into operation in October 2007, the shipyard reported.

(Source: www.chinadaily.com)

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