ENN Energy has signed a construction contract for an 8,500 cbm liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel with compatriot Dalian Shipbuilding Industry.
The vessel is slated for completion in 2020 and it is intended for the company’s Zhejiang Zhoushan LNG import and bunkering terminal.
The facility, the first one to be built and operated by a Chinese private company, will have the capacity of receiving 3 million tons of LNG from international market. The facility has been earmarked as the future LNG supply hub.
The first stage of the project is completed and is expected to open for business in October. The second stage of the project, for which the company secured cooperation deals, is scheduled for completion in 2021.
World Maritime News Staff