Asian yards build on winning LNG carrier construction recordTaken from: LNG World Shipping March/April 2012
The delivery in January 2012 of the 160,000m3 Cubal by Samsung Heavy Industries, for service in the carriage of Angola LNG, marked the completion of the 303rd fully refrigerated LNG carrier to be built in Asia.
Asian shipyards have been building LNG carriers since Kawasaki Shipbuilding Corp completed the 129,000m3 Golar Spirit in 1981. Of the fleet of 367 fully refrigerated vessels in active LNG service, including floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) conversions, 83 per cent have bee....Please login to read the rest of this story
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