Japanese shipping company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has reached an agreement with compatriot Nihon Shipyard and Shin Kurushima Dockyard for the construction of four 7,000-unit capacity car carriers that will use environment-friendly liquefied natural gas (LNG) as their main fuel.
The newly ordered ships are scheduled for delivery in succession, from 2024 to 2025. This will bring the company’s total orders for LNG-fueled car carriers to eight.
In September last year, MOL ordered the first batch of four LNG-fueled car carriers, which are slated for delivery in 2024. The units will serve Novatek Gas and Power Asia, part of Russia’s PAO Novatek.Tags: Fuel, LNG, MOL, Novatek Gas, Ships