Kawasaki Heavy Industries has concluded a shipbuilding contract for an 86,700 m3 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and liquefied ammonia gas (NH3) carrier powered by LPG fuel for Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha.
DNV GL and Daehan Shipbuilding will jointly develop small-size LPG carriers. The JDP process will commence from early September 2020 and is scheduled to be completed by the end of December 2020.
The port side rudder of an LPG carrier makes contact with the bottom during the pivoting manoeuvre, causing the rudder stock to turn within the steering gear actuator by almost 25 degrees from its midship position.
KHI delivered the Pyxis Pioneer, an 82,200 m3 capacity LPG carrier, for Kumiai Navigation Ltd. This is our 58th LPG carrier, and our first vessel to include a SOｘ scrubber*.
Mitsubishi Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., held a christening ceremony on March 12th for a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier currently under construction for JX Ocean Co., Ltd.
Dry bulk asset values have surged over the past two years following a period of soft returns which encouraged scrapping while ton mile demand continued to climb
Among the different size categories of LPG ships, the small vessel segment is expected to be the best performer in 2018 while Handysize vessels will be the worst, according to Drewry.
LPGreen, a joint development project between four leaders in the maritime industry, has been working on a concept design for an LPG carrier capable of operating on LPG fuel.
The ABS-classed Navigator Jorf was recently delivered to Navigator Gas by Hyundai Mipo Dockyard of South Korea