Manifold Instances | CSSC commences development of 50 LNG-fuelled bulk carriers for ‘Inexperienced Pearl River’ mission


China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC) announced on Thursday (April 1) that Guangzhou Shipyard, a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corporation, in partnership with Guizhou Shipbuilding Co, a subsidiary of CSSC Guangxi, is officially building 50 liquefied natural gas (LNG) has started. powered bulk carrier for Zhujiang Shipping Co.

In mid-March, the China National Offshore Oil Corporation, CSSC and the Guangdong Shipping Group signed an agreement in mid-March for the planning, construction and bunker supply of 50 LNG ships with liquefied gas in Guangzhou.

In particular, CNOOC and Guangdong Shipping Group signed An LNG bunker supply contract for 50 LNG single fuel bulk carriers and CSSC signed a ship design and construction contract with the Guangdong Shipping Group.

The agreement includes 25 2,000 dwt and 25 3,000 dwt bulk carriers and marks the official start of the gassing of the Pearl River in Guangdong.

The Guangzhou Ship and Ocean Engineering Design and Research Institute is responsible for the design and construction of the ship in cooperation with the China State Shipbuilding Corporation and China Shipbuilding Guangxi Ship and Ocean Engineering Co.

The energy consumption indicators, environmental impact and reliability requirements of the ships are in accordance with the latest classification standards of the China Classification Society (CCS).

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Published: April 5, 2021