Central LNG Shipping Japan (CLS) ordered an LNG bunkering vessel from Kawasaki Heavy Industries on July 6.
The vessel will be 81.7 metres long with a breadth of 18 metres, gross tonnage of 4,100 tonnes and cargo tank capacity of 3,500 cubic metres.
The vessel is scheduled to be delivered around September to December 2020.
CLS is a joint venture established by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Chubu Electric Power, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha. The four companies jointly established CLS and the Central LNG Marine Fuel Japan Corporation (CLMF) in May of this year to launch the LNG bunkering business in the Chubu region of Japan.
The vessel will be owned and managed by CLS, and LNG will be supplied to end-users through CLMF.
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