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Chinese shipbuilder begins construction of 295-meter LNG carrier

March 28, 2024


The steel-cutting ceremony for the 174,000 m3 LNG carrier H1909A of PetroChina International was held at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding on March 4.

This carrier is of the second series in the LNG Phase III project of COSCO and PetroChina, part of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), and also the first single-class large LNG carrier of CCS.

Three 174,000-cubic-meter ships Shaolin, Wudang, and Kun Lun were put into operation in the first phase of the project, and three ships of the second phase are under construction.

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