30,000m3 LNG-carrier and two LEG/LPG-carrier successfully put into operation
18 May 2015
End of April and beginning of May TGE Marine has supervised the successful gas trials of three new gas carriers for which TGE Marine delivered the cargo handling systems including tanks. The 30k-LNG-carrier “Hai Yang Shi You” is the world’s largest type C bilobe tank equipped carrier and has been handed over by Jiangnan Shipyard to the owner CNOOC. The gas trial has been conducted at a Chinese LNG terminal. The carrier shall operate at the Chinese coast line and deliver LNG to Hainan island.
The last one MT “Navigator Umbrio” of a series of five LEG-carriers of 21,000 m3 capacity delivered by Jiangnan Shipyard to Navigator Gas has been put into operation in Korea.
Last not least end of April the first 12,000 m3 LEG-carrier “Happy Albatros” has been delivered by STX to Ultragas Europe. The shipyard will deliver 6 ships in total to the Unigas pool members Ultragas, Sloman Neptun and Schulte group.