February 28, 2024

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CIMC SOE won an order for 2+1 7,600cbm LNG Bunkering Vessels from Seaspan

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CIMC SOE & Seaspan sign 2 LNG Bunkering ship
Seaspan

On February 19, Nantong CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “CIMC Sinopacific Offshore & Engineering”) and Canada’s Seaspan ULC (hereinafter referred to as “Seaspan”) signed an order for 2+1 7,600-cubic-meter LNG bunkering vessels. Mr. Ian McIver, Chairman of Seaspan ULC, Mr. Gao Wenbao, Deputy General Manager of CIMC Enric and General Manager of CIMC SOE, and other representatives of both parties witnessed and signed the contract through the “cloud signing”.

The vessel’s design will be provided by Vard Marine Inc. The design will integrate the latest ship technology, further reduce operational pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, and feature safety, low evaporation rates, and environmental protection. The design has excellent indicators and excellent maneuverability, which can be applied to LNG loading and unloading in different ports and LNG bunkering services of different ship types.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Seaspan is part of The Washington Companies, with operations covering coastal shipping, ship docking, escort, repair and construction, commercial ferries, bunkering services, and more. After more than a century of successful operations, Seaspan has become a major partner in the maritime sector in the Pacific Northwest. The purpose of Seaspan‘s investment is to provide LNG transportation and bunkering services for the west coast of North America. After the first ship is completed, it will become the first LNG bunkering ship on the west coast of North America.

CIMC SOE is a leading company in the small and medium-sized liquefied gas carrier market segment, focusing on the field of liquefied gas carriers for 16 years. It has independent design, construction, and project management capabilities for marine tanks, fuel tanks, and whole ships. Nearly 40 liquefied gas carriers of various types, including the world’s largest 20,000cbm LNG carrier bunkering ship and the world’s first 5,000cbm dual-fuel full-pressure LPG ship, are among the best in the global market share and can provide customers with energy-saving, environmentally-friendly, Technologically innovative professional liquefied gas transportation solutions, products cover LPG, ethane, ethylene, LNG and other liquefied gas carriers, including large ethane carriers and LNG bunkering ships and other popular ship types in the market in recent years.

The signing of this new ship order, coupled with the successful acquisition of the former Fengshun Shipbuilding Industry in mid-2021, has obtained core shipbuilding resources such as slipway and dock. From the fourth quarter of 2021 so far, CIMC SOE has signed 6 new ship orders, and currently, there are 11 orders in hand. The signing of this new ship order further consolidates the leading position of CIMC SOE in the global small and medium gas carrier market. CIMC SOE will also continue to use its comprehensive design, manufacturing, and project management in the field of small and medium-sized liquefied gas ships, liquid tanks, liquid cargo systems, gas supply systems, and fuel tanks in the field of dual-fuel ships. Advantages, to provide customers with more customized and diversified gas carrier solutions.

Since the implementation of the “Sulfur Restriction Order” by the International Maritime Organization in early 2020, the shipping industry has officially entered the era of low sulfur and low carbon. The prospect of LNG as a clean and efficient marine fuel is becoming more and more favorable, which has also greatly stimulated the LNG bunkering infrastructure market. At present, major shipping ports around the world are deploying LNG bunkering facilities, and orders for LNG bunkering vessels are also rising. A research report by Energias Market Research predicts that the global LNG bunkering market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 62.5%, reaching an output value of $24.68 billion by 2023.

Mr. Gao Wenbao, Deputy General Manager of CIMC Enric and General Manager of CIMC CIMC SOE, said: “LNG bunkering ships are a key component of the global LNG bunkering infrastructure. As the market demand for LNG-powered ships will increase significantly, The market of LNG bunkering ships has good prospects for development. As a leader in small and medium-sized liquefied gas ships, CIMC SOE will actively seize these opportunities and use its own advantages to provide customers with professional liquefied gas transportation solutions that are energy-saving, environmentally friendly, and technologically innovative, to help improve the infrastructure of the LNG bunkering market.”

Source: eworldship

中集太平洋海工获Seaspan公司2+1艘7600方LNG加注船订单

2月19日,南通中集太平洋海洋工程有限公司(以下简称“中集太平洋海工”)与加拿大Seaspan ULC公司(以下简称“Seaspan”)签订了2+1艘7600立方米LNG加注船订单。Seaspan ULC主席Ian McIver先生、中集安瑞科副总经理兼中集太平洋海工总经理高文宝先生等双方代表通过“云签约”的形式见证和签署了合同。

该船的设计将由Vard Marine Inc.提供。该设计将整合最新的船舶技术,进一步降低运营污染排放和温室气体排放,具备安全、低蒸发率和环保等特点。该设计的各项指标优异,并具有出色的操纵性,能够适用于不同港口的LNG装卸以及不同船型的LNG加注服务。

Seaspan总部位于加拿大的温哥华,是华盛顿公司集团(The Washington Companies)旗下的企业,其经营业务涵盖沿海运输、船舶进坞、护送、修理和建造、商业渡轮、加油服务等诸多方面。经过一个多世纪的成功运营,Seaspan已经成为太平洋西北岸地区海运领域的主要合作伙伴。Seaspan此次投资的目的是为北美西海岸提供LNG运输和加注服务,首制船建成后将成为北美西海岸第一艘LNG加注船。

中集太平洋海工是中小型液化气船细分市场的领军企业,专注于液化气船领域16年,拥有自主的船用液罐、燃料罐及整船设计、建造、项目管理能力,交付了包括全球最大20000立方米LNG运输船加注船、全球首艘5000立方米双燃料全压式LPG船在内的各类液化气船近40艘,全球市场占有率名列前茅,能为客户提供节能环保、技术创新的专业液化气运输解决方案,产品覆盖LPG、乙烷、乙烯、LNG等各种液化气运输船,包括大型乙烷运输船和LNG运输加注船等近年来市场中的热点船型。

本次新船订单的签订,加上2021年年中成功收购原丰顺船舶重工,获得船台、船坞等造船核心资源。2021年四季度至今中集太平洋海工已签订了6条新船订单,目前在手订单为11条船。本次新船订单的签订,进一步巩固了中集太平洋海工在全球中小型气体运输船市场的领先地位。中集太平洋海工也将继续发挥自身在中小型液化气船领域的整船、液罐、液货系统以及双燃料船舶领域的供气系统、燃料罐等方面全方位的设计、制造、项目管理优势,为客户提供更多定制化、多样化的气体运输船解决方案。

自国际海事组织2020年初实施“限硫令”以来,海运业正式进入低硫低碳时代。LNG作为清洁高效的船舶燃料的前景愈发利好,由此也极大拉动了LNG加注基础设施市场。目前,全球主要航运港口都在布局LNG加注设施,LNG加注船的订单量也不断攀升。Energias市场研究公司的研究报告预计全球LNG加注市场复合年均增长率将达到62.5%,到2023年产值达到246.8亿美元。

中集安瑞科副总经理、中集太平洋海工总经理高文宝先生表示:“LNG加注船是全球LNG加注基础设施的关键组成部分,在LNG动力船市场需求将大幅增加的情况下,LNG加注船市场发展前景良好。作为中小型液化气船的领军者,中集太平洋海工将积极把握此等机会,运用自身优势,为客户提供节能环保、技术创新的专业液化气运输解决方案,以助力LNG加注市场基础设施的完善。”

来源:国际船舶网

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