Singapore’s Eastern Pacific Shipping has booked four new LNG-powered pure truck and car carriers at China Merchants Jinling Shipyard in Weihai.
Idan Ofer’s EPS has already ordered four LNG-powered PCTC’s in June from the Chinese yard.
Both of the orders include options for two vessels, boosting the total up to 12 LNG-powered ships.
Jinling said in a statement the duo had signed the new deal via a video call on August 30.
The 200 meters long vessels will have a total car capacity of 7,000 units. In addition, each ship will feature two 2,000-cbm LNG tanks, according to the yard.
Jinling did not reveal the price tag or the delivery date of the LNG-powered PCTCs.
According to the EPS website, the yard should deliver all of the eight vessels in 2024-2025.