Japan’s First LNG Supply Vessel Will Start Operating by the End of 2020

Central LNG Shipping Japan Corporation (CLS) has commissioned a 3,500 m 3 LNG supply vessel. This was announced on Friday, July 6 and will be the first to operate in Japan.

The joint venture formed by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Chubu Electric Power, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, has commissioned this new vessel to the Japanese shipyard Kawasaki Heavy Industries.

The four companies mentioned above established CLS and Central LNG Marine Fuel Japan Corporation (CLMF) last May 2018 and launched the LNG supply service in the Japanese region of Chubu.

Its delivery is scheduled between September and December 2020. According to the shipyard, the ship will have 81.7 m in length, 18 m in beam and 4,100 gt.

Japan's First LNG Supply Vessel Will Start Operating by the End of 2020

The shipowner will be CLS who will also exploit it and supply LNG to final consumers through CLMF.

 

Source: Sector Maritimo

 

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