Hudong-Zhonghua in LNG carrier deal with CSSC

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Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding has renewed cooperation with China Ship Leasing, part of the China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) Group, with a new liquified natural gas (LNG) carrier order.

The parties have signed a contract for a large 174,000 cubic meter LNG carrier marking a continuation of the cooperation between Hudong-Zhonghua and China Ship Leasing in the LNG transportation project under CSSC.

Under the contract, Hudong-Zhonghua will build a ship that has a total length of 295 metres, a width of 45 metres, a depth of 26.25 metres and a speed of 19.5 knots.

The shipyard said that it will feature the latest generation of the dual-fuel low-speed propulsion power system with daily fuel consumption to be less than 100 tons.