Hudong-Zhonghua lays keel for fourth Cosco LNG carrier

Chinese shipbuilder Hudong-Zhonghua is moving forward with construction on the fourth LNG carrier for compatriot Cosco Shipping Energy Transportation and CNPC’s unit PetroChina.

The CSSC-owned shipbuilder held a keel-laying ceremony on January 12 for the 174,000-cbm LNG carrier with a working name H1834A.

Hudong-Zhonghua started building this vessel in July last year as part of a deal for three new LNG carries it signed with Cosco and PetroChina in December 2021, boosting the total to six LNG carriers.

This vessel is the fourth in the batch of six and the first from this contract in December 2021.

Hudong-Zhonghua already delivered the first and the second LNG carrier in these series, Shaolin and Wu Dang.

All of the six LNG vessels will feature WinGD X-DF dual-fuel engines and GTT’s NO96 L03+ containment system.

The 295 meters long ships each have a price tag of about $185 million and will serve PetroChina under charter contracts.

- Advertisements -

Most Popular

China’s Wison wins Indonesian FLNG gig from Genting

China's Wison New Energies has secured a contract from a unit of Genting to build a floating LNG unit...

US FERC to decide on Venture Global’s CP2 LNG project

The US FERC is set to decide next week on Venture Global LNG's proposed CP2 LNG project in Louisiana. According...

Golden Pass LNG to speed up pipeline construction

QatarEnergy and ExxonMobil are seeking approval from US energy regulators to increase the peak workforce to speed up the...

More News Like This

PetroChina delivers LNG cargo to PetroVietnam Gas

PetroVietnam Gas, a unit of state-owned PetroVietnam, has received a liquefied natural gas cargo from PetroChina International at its...

LNG-powered CMA CGM Belem nears delivery

The 13,000-teu LNG-powered containership, CMA CGM Belem, has completed its sea and gas trials in China, according to China’s...

Hudong-Zhonghua: Chinese LNG bunkering vessel wraps up trials

Chinese shipbuilder Hudong-Zhonghua is nearing the delivery of Huaihe Energy Group’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering and supply vessel...

Hudong-Zhonghua delivers Cosco’s LNG carrier

Chinese shipbuilder Hudong-Zhonghua has handed over the 174,000-cbm LNG carrier, Huashan, to compatriot Cosco Shipping Energy Transportation. The LNG carrier...