Hudong-Zhonghua builds 4th LNG carrier for CSSC Shipping

Chinese shipyard Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding has launched the fourth 174,000 cubic metre LNG carrier it built for CSSC Shipping.

Source: Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding

According to the shipbuilder, the undocking ceremony for the ship with the working name H1830A took place on 4 May.

The LNG carrier has a total length of 295 metres, a width of 45 metres and a depth of 26.25 metres.

It belongs to the company’s LNG ship type of the X-DF series. These vessels are propelled by dual-fuel low-speed diesel engines and equipped with advanced environmental protection devices, the selective catalytic reduction (SCR) devices.

The ship is designed to meet the most stringent emission standards of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and the IMO TIER III environmental protection requirements.

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The leasing entity of the CSSC Group ordered the vessel at Hudong-Zhonghua last year. The groundbreaking ceremony for the third LNG carrier built for the leasing entity of the CSSC Group was held at the end of 2021, following its sister vessels MU LAN and Guiying.

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