Jiangnan Shipyard delivers world’s largest ethane carrier to Ineos


Jiangnan Shipyard Group has delivered a very large ethane carrier (VLEC), Pacific Ineos Belstaff, to Ineos Group.

With a capacity to transport 99,000m3 of liquefied gas across the Pacific Ocean, the vessel is claimed to be the world’s first VLEC, reported CGTN.

It is equipped with Type-B cargo quartet containment system, named BrilliancE, which has been engineered by Jiangnan Shipyard.

The ship also features a dual-fuel capability that can operate with ethane as fuel through a shaft generator, thereby enabling in meeting the emission requirements.