April 13, 2024

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CIMC SOE delivered its first LNG Bunkering vessel to Avenir

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marine-news-CIMC SOE delivered its first LNG Bunkering vessel to Avenir

On October 8, Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering (CIMC SOE), a subsidiary of CIMC Enric, delivered the first 7,500m3 LNG carrying and bunkering vessel to Avenir in Zhoushan, Zhejiang province.

The vessel has a total length of 115.8 meters, a width of 19 meters, and a depth of 11.80 meters. It is equipped with two Type-C LNG cargo tanks.

The vessel features a safe and maintenance-free independent C-tank and operates on LNG BOG as fuel. All leading equipment including electric propulsion, dual-fuel generator sets, and efficient azimuth thrusters are geared up onboard the vessel. It meets the requirements of an ice-class 1B and has a complete LNG bunkering function.

CIMC SOE designed and built its first LNG bunkering vessel. Following this, several subsequent LNG bunkering vessels are also in progress as planned.


Avenir LNG Limited is a joint venture between Stolt-Nielsen, Hoegh LNG, and Golar LNG. Avenir LNG Limited focuses on small-scale LNG transport and LNG bunkering.

CIMC SOE is a leader in the market segment of small and medium-sized liquefied gas vessels. The company has delivered more than 30 series of 5,000m³LPG, 12,000m³LEG, 17,000m³LEG, 16,500m³LPG, 22,000m³LEG, 2,7500m³ multi-purpose LNG carrier, and 38,000m³LEG ships, ranking among the top in the global market share.

Source Xindemarinenews

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