China: Hudong-Zhonghua Scores LNG Tanker Order
Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding of China, a unit of CSSC Group, has won a contract to build up to six LNG tankers from Sinopec and China Shipping Group, according to several media reports.
Hudong-Zhonghua will build four 174,000 cbm tankers with an option for a further two.
The vessels will be used to transport LNG from the Australia Pacific LNG Project from which Sinopec is buying 7.6 mtpa, commencing in 2015.
LNG World News Staff, September 11, 2012; Image: Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding