A slowdown in fleet growth should begin the recovery cycle from the second half of 2018, although freight rates will not reach the levels seen during the bull run of 2014-15, according to Drewry.
A Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) is the vital component required while transiting and transferring Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) through the oceanic channels. Find out more about FSRU inside the article.
Want to know how the design of different types of gas carriers vary depending on the type of the cargo and membrane tanks? Read more about construction of gas ships inside the article.
Air lock is a special type of safety measures which is especially seen on gas carriers. Also known as the Gas Safe Space, the Air Lock needs to satisfy several standards to be fitted and used on gas carrier ships.
Gas carriers are special types of ships with pressurized compartments to store different types of gases under pressure and controlled temperature.